A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 241 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (150 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.8082 West, latitude -17.7329 South, depth = 557.11 km. The temblor was detected at 12:27:26 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 557.11 km (346 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8ds. Id of event: us2000a8ds. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 00:27:26 / August 10, 2017 @ 12:27 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 241 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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