A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 286 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (178 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 546.75 km, -178.4131° West, -17.8988° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:21:03 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009wgr. Id of event: us20009wgr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 546.75 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 22:21:03 / July 14, 2017 @ 10:21 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight 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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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. 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: 286 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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