A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (66 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/17 / 2017-01-12 08:38:24 / January 12, 2017 @ 8:38 am. Event id: us10007ssq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ssq. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:38:24 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 479.04 km (298 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.8252 West, latitude -21.1744 South, depth = 479.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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