A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 218 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (135 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.7808° West, -17.289° South, depth 549.26 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000627f. Unique identifier: us6000627f. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:21:38 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 13:21:38 / October 16, 2019 @ 1:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 549.26 km (341 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 218 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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