A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 245 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (152 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:47:03 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 535.09 km (332 miles). Global time and date of event 26/06/17 / 2017-06-26 05:47:03 / June 26, 2017 @ 5:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5842 West, latitude -17.4665 South, depth = 535.09 km. Event id: us20009ppd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ppd.
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 thirteen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 245 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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