A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 92 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8259 West, latitude -20.7983 South, depth = 472.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:42:37 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 17:42:37 / January 20, 2016 @ 5:42 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004fvk. Event ids that are associated: us10004fvk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 472.91 km (294 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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