A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 235 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (146 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 04:32:54 / June 1, 2019 @ 4:32 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 539.75 km (335 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:32:54 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.6453 West, latitude -17.3787 South, depth = 539.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003wth. Id of event: us70003wth.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 235 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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