A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) strikes 253 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (157 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lambasa in Fiji (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:25:46 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 546 km (339 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.8 West, latitude -17.9 South, depth = 546 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 20:25:46 / November 18, 2018 @ 8:25 pm. Event id: at00pieoqx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18322000, at00pieoqx.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 253 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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