A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (29 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 569.23 km, -178.2424° West, -20.6395° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 20:20:57 / January 13, 2016 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:20:57 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004fll. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004fll. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 569.23 km (354 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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