A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (165 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5135 West, latitude -17.7038 South, depth = 532.52 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 532.52 km (331 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 21:03:21 / September 4, 2017 @ 9:03 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:03:21 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000arnd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arnd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 265 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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