A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 284 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (176 miles) on Sunday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:43:17 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.2341° West, -17.5789° South, depth 534.76 km. Unique identifier: us2000bscv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bscv. The epicenter was at a depth of 534.76 km (332 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 12:43:17 / November 12, 2017 @ 12:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 284 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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