A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 223 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (139 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:39:03 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000g7gc. Event ids that are associated: us2000g7gc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 561.09 km (349 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/07/18 / 2018-07-11 17:39:03 / July 11, 2018 @ 5:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 561.09 km, -178.7229° West, -17.2914° South.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 223 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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