A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 194 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (121 miles). Unique identifier: us10008nb7. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008nb7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 571.05 km (355 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:04:58 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 23:04:58 / April 26, 2017 @ 11:04 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.9918° West, latitude -17.2197° South, depth = 571.05 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 194 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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