A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 220 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (137 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.8791 West, latitude -17.5072 South, depth = 533.32 km. Event id: us100072n1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072n1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/16 / 2016-10-23 15:03:07 / October 23, 2016 @ 3:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:03:07 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 533.32 km (331 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 220 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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