A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 39 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3769 West, latitude -20.834 South, depth = 566.14 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007e4n. Id of event: us60007e4n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 21:00:24 / January 23, 2020 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:00:24 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 566.14 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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