A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 198 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (123 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:26 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.8417° West, -16.9569° South, depth 547.4 km. Id of earthquake: us10008gia. Event ids that are associated: us10008gia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 14:58:26 / April 4, 2017 @ 2:58 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 547.4 km (340 miles). 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 198 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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