A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 229 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (142 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 23:49:45 / October 7, 2017 @ 11:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:49:45 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000arlh. Id of event: us1000arlh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 515.61 km (320 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.9234 West, latitude -17.698 South, depth = 515.61 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 229 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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