A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 269 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (167 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 00:27:26 / January 11, 2017 @ 12:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 578.67 km (360 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vqu. Unique identifier: us10007vqu. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:27:26 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5258 West, latitude -18.4835 South, depth = 578.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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