A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (155 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 550.17 km (342 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6687° West, -17.694° South, depth 550.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:37:58 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hak0. Unique identifier: us1000hak0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/18 / 2018-10-04 19:37:58 / October 4, 2018 @ 7:37 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 250 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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