A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 243 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (151 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.6349 West, latitude -17.5229 South, depth = 558.71 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 14:59:16 / June 16, 2019 @ 2:59 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:59:16 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 558.71 km (347 miles). Unique identifier: us600044bc. Ids that are associated to the event: us600044bc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 243 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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