A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 166 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (103 miles). Unique identifier: us10004fnf. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004fnf. Exact location of event, longitude -177.4245 West, latitude -19.747 South, depth = 567 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 19:50:19 / January 14, 2016 @ 7:50 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 567 km (352 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:50:19 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 166 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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