A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 268 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (167 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 00:48:16 / September 15, 2017 @ 12:48 am. Exact location, longitude -178.8507° West, latitude -18.1469° South, depth = 603.85 km. 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 603.85 km (375 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aslu. Id of event: us2000aslu. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:48:16 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 268 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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