Fiji Continues To Feel Temblors, This Time A Strong 6.7 Magnitude Rocks Island

Earthquake location -17.8972S, -178.9W

A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) strikes 245 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (152 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lambasa in Fiji (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000htm5. Event ids that are associated: pt18322000, at00pieoqx, us1000htm5. Global time and date of event 18/11/18 / 2018-11-18 20:25:45 / November 18, 2018 @ 8:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 533.6 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:25:45 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.9 West, latitude -17.8972 South, depth = 533.6 km.

There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/11/18/strong-earthquake-6-7-mag-was-detected-near-lambasa-in-fiji/

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