A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 45 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008j04. Unique identifier: us20008j04. Global time and date of event 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 13:34:37 / January 29, 2017 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 537.84 km (334 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:34:37 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3452° West, -20.8936° South, depth 537.84 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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