A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 250 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (155 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 611.46 km (380 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 18:38:17 / March 22, 2017 @ 6:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008vmi. Unique identifier: us20008vmi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:38:17 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6885 West, latitude -17.7118 South, depth = 611.46 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 250 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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