A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 281 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (175 miles). Unique identifier: us600042ia. Ids that are associated to the event: us600042ia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 02:49:52 / June 12, 2019 @ 2:49 am. The temblor was picked up at 14:49:52 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4063° West, -17.8142° South, depth 589.52 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 589.52 km (366 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 281 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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