A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9018° West, -24.5293° South, depth 502.02 km. The temblor was reported at 10:26:00 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/16 / 2016-02-22 22:26:00 / February 22, 2016 @ 10:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 502.02 km (312 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rvd. Id of event: us10004rvd.
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: South of the Fiji Islands.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.