A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:22:53 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). 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 548.12 km (341 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/17 / 2017-01-16 11:22:53 / January 16, 2017 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.7116° West, latitude -23.8316° South, depth = 548.12 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wnp. Id of event: us10007wnp.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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