A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 276 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (171 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 590.62 km (367 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/19 / 2019-11-16 11:57:59 / November 16, 2019 @ 11:57 am. Unique identifier: us70006bqi. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006bqi. Exact location of event, depth 590.62 km, -178.5025° West, -17.869° South. The temblor was picked up at 23:57:59 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 276 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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