A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (81 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/16 / 2016-03-22 13:31:16 / March 22, 2016 @ 1:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 522.81 km (325 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5001 West, latitude -20.3133 South, depth = 522.81 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:31:16 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005c9k. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005c9k. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel anything?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 130 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.