A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 194 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (121 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.0897 West, latitude -17.3766 South, depth = 556.96 km. Event id: us10003ms8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ms8. The temblor was detected at 14:36:15 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 02:36:15 / October 11, 2015 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 556.96 km (346 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 194 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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