A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 22 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:38:58 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100077lt. Ids that are associated to the event: us100077lt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5076° West, -20.7461° South, depth 570.78 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 570.78 km (355 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 08:38:58 / November 14, 2016 @ 8:38 am.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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