A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 242 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (150 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.4089 West, latitude -22.7414 South, depth = 591.39 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:02:55 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 18:02:55 / January 20, 2020 @ 6:02 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 591.39 km (367 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007ldh. Event ids that are associated: us60007ldh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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