A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 102 km W of Lambasa, Fiji (63 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bjvq. Event ids that are associated: us2000bjvq. The temblor was picked up at 16:12:29 / 4:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.4296° East, -16.3554° South, depth 21.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 04:12:29 / October 29, 2017 @ 4:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.74 km (14 miles).
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 102 km W of Lambasa, Fiji.
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