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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Lambasa in Fiji

Earthquake location -17.5935S, -178.66WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 245 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (152 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us60008ck4. Event ids that are associated: us60008ck4. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:54:37 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 624.7 km (388 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.66 West, latitude -17.5935 South, depth = 624.7 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 14:54:37 / March 4, 2020 @ 2:54 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 245 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.66° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.5935° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 624.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 245km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-04 14:54:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 07:03:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.137 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60008ck4 Id of event.
Event Code 60008ck4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008ck4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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