A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.1564° West, -26.3339° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 21:25:52 / April 11, 2016 @ 9:25 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005jt9. Id of event: us20005jt9. The temblor was detected at 09:25:52 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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