A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 285 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (177 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.283 West, latitude -17.6916 South, depth = 591.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:40:00 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/16 / 2016-08-25 06:40:00 / August 25, 2016 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20006vbv. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006vbv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 591.16 km (367 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 285 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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