A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (58 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 527.49 km (328 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:34:15 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000gisf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gisf. Exact location of event, longitude -179.7597 West, latitude -16.5841 South, depth = 527.49 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 03:34:15 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:34 am UTC/GMT. 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 93 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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