A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 273 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (170 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 550.73 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.516° West, -17.8351° South, depth 550.73 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086j1. Id of event: us100086j1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 14:04:06 / February 22, 2017 @ 2:04 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:04:06 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 273 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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