A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 264 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (164 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us100049ag. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100049ag. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 564.27 km (351 miles). Global time and date of event 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 15:51:15 / December 22, 2015 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5957° West, -17.8034° South, depth 564.27 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:15 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 264 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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