A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 263 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (163 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:50:04 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.7345° West, -17.9582° South, depth 582.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 582.22 km (362 miles). Global time and date of event 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 09:50:04 / June 14, 2017 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nqa. Id of event: us20009nqa.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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