A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 293 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (182 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:41:52 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 19:41:52 / February 3, 2017 @ 7:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 611.82 km, -178.301° West, -17.8584° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 611.82 km (380 miles). Event id: us20008k8x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k8x. 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 three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 293 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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