A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 208 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (129 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003n0x. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003n0x. The temblor was picked up at 00:46:44 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 12:46:44 / September 30, 2015 @ 12:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.905 West, latitude -17.3216 South, depth = 531.63 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 531.63 km (330 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 208 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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