A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 248 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (154 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:11:14 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 551.28 km (343 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 551.28 km, -178.6885° West, -17.6845° South. 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: us70003x7q. Id of event: us70003x7q. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 14:11:14 / June 8, 2019 @ 2:11 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 248 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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