The Malta Independent 21 October 2021, Thursday

Earthquake close to Malta, another in Fiji recorded by seismic group

Saturday, 2 October 2021, 12:34 Last update: about 18 days ago

An earthquake close to Malta and a bigger one in Fiji were recorded by the Seismic Monitoring and Research Group of the University of Malta.

A post on the group’s Facebook page said that a magnitude 3.8 earthquake about 130 km south of Malta was registered at 04:39 local time (blue trace).

Later, a magnitude 7.4 earthquake south of Fiji islands (red trace) was recorded on our stations at around 08:45 local time (06:45 GMT), continuing to shake the ground for more than an hour.


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