A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 91 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (57 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 560.23 km (348 miles). Event id: us10004exe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004exe. The temblor was reported at 11:40:24 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 23:40:24 / January 11, 2016 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9493 West, latitude -20.2274 South, depth = 560.23 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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