A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 291 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (181 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 528.51 km (328 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1504 West, latitude -17.5643 South, depth = 528.51 km. The temblor was detected at 05:44:49 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 17:44:49 / April 28, 2017 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10008p8c. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008p8c.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 291 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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