A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 229 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (142 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.8605° West, latitude -17.6187° South, depth = 520.24 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004diq. Id of event: us10004diq. 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 520.24 km (323 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:15:28 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 15:15:28 / January 11, 2016 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 229 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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