A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km SSE of Lambasa, Fiji (96 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 23:23:26 / June 9, 2017 @ 11:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 608.43 km, -179.8127° West, -17.5863° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 608.43 km (378 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:23:26 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009mrv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mrv.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 155 km SSE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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