A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007j6h. Id of event: us60007j6h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 254.2 km (158 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:30:27 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 05:30:27 / January 16, 2020 @ 5:30 am. Exact location, longitude -177.0681° West, latitude -17.0766° South, depth = 254.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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