A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 279 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (173 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:21:06 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006rys. Event ids that are associated: us10006rys. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/16 / 2016-09-15 21:21:06 / September 15, 2016 @ 9:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 560.52 km (348 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3916° West, -17.7559° South, depth 560.52 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 279 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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