A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 214 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (133 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 539.87 km, -179.0197° West, -17.5938° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 01:16:26 / March 25, 2018 @ 1:16 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000db0g. Id of event: us1000db0g. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 539.87 km (335 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:26 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 214 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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