A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 215 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (134 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:22:34 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 573.48 km, -177.4169° West, -19.1338° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 573.48 km (356 miles). Unique identifier: us2000j3bq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3bq. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 16:22:34 / January 12, 2019 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-nine 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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