A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 293 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (182 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 07:50:02 / January 19, 2019 @ 7:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 601.76 km (374 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0491 West, latitude -18.0719 South, depth = 601.76 km. The temblor was reported at 19:50:02 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000jbzc. Event ids that are associated: us2000jbzc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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