A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (54 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/16 / 2016-02-22 13:59:49 / February 22, 2016 @ 1:59 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 514.89 km (320 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9782 West, latitude -20.2393 South, depth = 514.89 km. Id of earthquake: us10004rpm. Event ids that are associated: us10004rpm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:59:49 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 87 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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