A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 286 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (178 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:22:25 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hj3q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hj3q. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 586.59 km (364 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.4683° West, latitude -17.9708° South, depth = 586.59 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/18 / 2018-10-24 19:22:25 / October 24, 2018 @ 7:22 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 286 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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