A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 291 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (181 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008rw9. Unique identifier: us10008rw9. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3243° West, -17.8642° South, depth 599.96 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 599.96 km (373 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 09:01:38 / May 7, 2017 @ 9:01 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:01:38 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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