A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 287 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (178 miles) on Sunday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:16:03 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3895° West, -17.8846° South, depth 606.51 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 606.51 km (377 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bvgu. Id of event: us2000bvgu. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 14:16:03 / November 19, 2017 @ 2:16 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 287 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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