A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us20008j0j. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008j0j. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 11:26:11 / January 29, 2017 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:26:11 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.7814 East, latitude -23.9597 South, depth = 485.36 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 485.36 km (302 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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