A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 122 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (76 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 08:58:32 / January 30, 2016 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 587.18 km (365 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004wvx. Event ids that are associated: us20004wvx. Exact location of event, depth 587.18 km, -177.9452° West, -19.8059° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:58:32 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 122 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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