A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 262 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (163 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:20:26 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007we6. Event ids that are associated: us10007we6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 533.94 km (332 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 09:20:26 / January 31, 2017 @ 9:20 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.6514 West, latitude -17.8487 South, depth = 533.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 262 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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