A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 22:58:04 / January 5, 2020 @ 10:58 pm. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -176.0435° West, -24.3753° South. The temblor was detected at 10:58:04 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600079bg. Ids that are associated to the event: us600079bg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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