A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (77 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60007ldd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007ldd. Exact location of event, longitude -178.5025 West, latitude -21.7605 South, depth = 263.95 km. The temblor was reported at 22:28:18 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 263.95 km (164 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 10:28:18 / January 20, 2020 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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