A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 275 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (171 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005s25. Id of event: us70005s25. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5814° West, -17.9535° South, depth 586.31 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 12:35:48 / September 27, 2019 @ 12:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 586.31 km (364 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:35:48 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 275 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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