A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 263 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (163 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bukb. Id of event: us2000bukb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 628.42 km (390 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 18:39:21 / November 26, 2017 @ 6:39 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5656 West, latitude -17.745 South, depth = 628.42 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:39:21 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 263 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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