A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 283 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (176 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 13:07:29 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 584.05 km, -178.5648° West, -18.051° South. Event id: us1000giu6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giu6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 584.05 km (363 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:07:29 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:07 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ninety-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 283 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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