A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 160 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (99 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:51:29 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 13:51:29 / April 1, 2016 @ 1:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 79.74 km (50 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005g2f. Unique identifier: us20005g2f. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1421 West, latitude -22.0031 South, depth = 79.74 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 160 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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