A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 247 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (153 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 331.94 km (206 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 21:38:51 / April 7, 2016 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4976° West, -17.3406° South, depth 331.94 km. Event id: us20005g81. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005g81. The temblor was reported at 09:38:51 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 247 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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