A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 258 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (160 miles). 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: 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 15:30:29 / March 26, 2018 @ 3:30 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:30:29 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 553.05 km (344 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.6507° West, latitude -17.791° South, depth = 553.05 km. Unique identifier: us1000d95k. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d95k.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 258 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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