A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 520.17 km (323 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:35:12 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 15:35:12 / April 16, 2018 @ 3:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dpb4. Id of event: us1000dpb4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9293 East, latitude -24.7753 South, depth = 520.17 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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