A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 42 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (26 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 614.37 km (382 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:38:34 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 23:38:34 / December 22, 2016 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4502 West, latitude -20.3469 South, depth = 614.37 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007m56. Unique identifier: us10007m56.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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