A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 276 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (171 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 569.82 km (354 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100096a5. Event ids that are associated: us100096a5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 23:18:25 / July 2, 2017 @ 11:18 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:18:25 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5134 West, latitude -17.8807 South, depth = 569.82 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 276 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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