A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 227 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (141 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 617.69 km (384 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 02:27:44 / September 9, 2018 @ 2:27 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgpm. Id of event: us2000hgpm. The temblor was detected at 14:27:44 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 617.69 km, -179.3804° West, -18.0903° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 227 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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