A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 247 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (153 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 608.54 km, -178.7516° West, -17.7589° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006pg5. Unique identifier: us60006pg5. The temblor was reported at 13:40:34 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 01:40:34 / December 1, 2019 @ 1:40 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 608.54 km (378 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 247 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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