A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 280 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (174 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j33a. Id of event: us2000j33a. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 543.05 km (337 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:04:59 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 19:04:59 / January 11, 2019 @ 7:04 pm. Exact location of event, depth 543.05 km, -178.1878° West, -18.1606° South.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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