A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 287 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (178 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3994 West, latitude -17.9057 South, depth = 580.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:19:19 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 23:19:19 / November 7, 2017 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bq92. Unique identifier: us2000bq92. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 580.91 km (361 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 287 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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