A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.4412 West, latitude -26.0168 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hib7. Id of event: us2000hib7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 16:07:04 / September 21, 2018 @ 4:07 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:04 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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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