A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (136 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7213 West, latitude -18.8992 South, depth = 628.82 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/15 / 2015-11-28 14:44:23 / November 28, 2015 @ 2:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:44:23 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 628.82 km (391 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100041wb. Event ids that are associated: us100041wb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight 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: 219 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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