A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 251 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (156 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700097k9. Unique identifier: us700097k9. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:32:19 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 606.67 km (377 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 11:32:19 / April 25, 2020 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6744 West, latitude -17.7048 South, depth = 606.67 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 251 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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