A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 54 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (34 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 553.67 km (344 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:18:23 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007lip. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007lip. Exact location of event, depth 553.67 km, -178.259° West, -20.388° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 13:18:23 / January 22, 2020 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 54 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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