A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 259 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (161 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:26:04 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100078ad. Event ids that are associated: us100078ad. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4292° West, -17.4505° South, depth 538.68 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 538.68 km (335 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/16 / 2016-11-08 15:26:04 / November 8, 2016 @ 3:26 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 259 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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