A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 212 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (132 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000f3em. Unique identifier: us1000f3em. Exact location, longitude -179.3721° West, latitude -17.9148° South, depth = 543.96 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 543.96 km (338 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 05:54:35 / June 21, 2018 @ 5:54 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:54:35 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 212 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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