A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 236 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (147 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:18:11 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.8405 West, latitude -17.7001 South, depth = 543.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad3p. Unique identifier: us2000ad3p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 543.54 km (338 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/17 / 2017-08-30 08:18:11 / August 30, 2017 @ 8:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 236 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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