A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 247 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (153 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 15:14:23 / January 21, 2020 @ 3:14 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8003 West, latitude -18.5871 South, depth = 496.7 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:14:23 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 496.7 km (309 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60007lgc. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007lgc.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 247 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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