A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 140 km WNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (87 miles). Global time and date of event 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 20:03:27 / January 26, 2017 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008iqn. Unique identifier: us20008iqn. The temblor was reported at 08:03:27 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.9865 East, latitude -20.3871 South, depth = 632.19 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 632.19 km (393 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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