A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 232 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (144 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.6603° West, -17.3387° South, depth 550.11 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 09:53:55 / June 4, 2017 @ 9:53 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 550.11 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 21:53:55 / 9:53 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009klw. Event ids that are associated: us20009klw.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 232 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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