A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/11/15 / 2015-11-26 23:26:15 / November 26, 2015 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8979 West, latitude -24.416 South, depth = 527.8 km. Unique identifier: us1000427n. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000427n. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:26:15 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 527.8 km (328 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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