A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 280 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (174 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009m4f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009m4f. The temblor was reported at 23:48:43 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 576.78 km (358 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 11:48:43 / June 13, 2017 @ 11:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5111° West, -17.9366° South, depth 576.78 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 280 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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