A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 288 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (179 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 582.71 km (362 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.4025° West, latitude -17.9225° South, depth = 582.71 km. Id of earthquake: us10007d35. Event ids that are associated: us10007d35. The temblor was reported at 20:54:18 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 08:54:18 / November 29, 2016 @ 8:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 288 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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