A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 197 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (122 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:43:17 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000h9n4. Event ids that are associated: us2000h9n4. Exact location of event, depth 610.41 km, -179.4915° West, -17.8398° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 16:43:17 / September 6, 2018 @ 4:43 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 610.41 km (379 miles).
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 seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 197 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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