A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 188 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (117 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 19:47:46 / January 25, 2020 @ 7:47 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 589.33 km (366 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -179.3098 West, latitude -22.2518 South, depth = 589.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007j51. Unique identifier: us70007j51. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:47:46 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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. 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: 188 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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