A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 240 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (149 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.726° West, -17.6123° South, depth 543.58 km. Unique identifier: us1000gacu. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gacu. The epicenter was at a depth of 543.58 km (338 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:29:32 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 00:29:32 / August 10, 2018 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 240 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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