A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 291 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (181 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 10:50:34 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 22:50:34 / November 1, 2016 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 614.56 km (382 miles). Unique identifier: us1000763f. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000763f. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3886 West, latitude -17.9456 South, depth = 614.56 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 291 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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