A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 248 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (154 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 634.33 km (394 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bl9v. Id of event: us2000bl9v. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4549 West, latitude -17.263 South, depth = 634.33 km. Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 03:12:00 / November 10, 2017 @ 3:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:12:00 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 248 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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