A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 106 km WNW of Lambasa, Fiji (66 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.99 km (19 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.4162° East, latitude -16.1886° South, depth = 29.99 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 20:25:24 / June 10, 2019 @ 8:25 pm. Event id: us70003xuq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xuq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:25:24 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 106 km WNW of Lambasa, Fiji.
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