A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 251 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (156 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:24:23 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008x4i. Unique identifier: us10008x4i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 560 km (348 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 14:24:23 / May 26, 2017 @ 2:24 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5809 West, latitude -17.5637 South, depth = 560 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 251 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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