A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (83 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 02:19:17 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 449.56 km, -177.6531° West, -19.9431° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/18 / 2018-01-08 14:19:17 / January 8, 2018 @ 2:19 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cmzv. Id of event: us2000cmzv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 449.56 km (279 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 134 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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