A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (135 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 561.33 km (349 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:58:44 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.7458° West, -17.2153° South, depth 561.33 km. Unique identifier: us20009p90. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009p90. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 07:58:44 / June 18, 2017 @ 7:58 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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