A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 206 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (128 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:11:58 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.0659 West, latitude -17.5332 South, depth = 540.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 540.62 km (336 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 13:11:58 / March 13, 2017 @ 1:11 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008tid. Event ids that are associated: us20008tid.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 206 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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