A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 67 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:40:45 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005g4k. Event ids that are associated: us20005g4k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 616.27 km (383 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 616.27 km, -178.4398° West, -20.0877° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 13:40:45 / April 7, 2016 @ 1:40 pm.
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 ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 67 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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