A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 265 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (165 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 06:54:57 / April 1, 2018 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 545.84 km (339 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000dc2d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dc2d. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:54:57 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5701 West, latitude -17.791 South, depth = 545.84 km. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 265 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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