A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.2255 West, latitude -23.6736 South, depth = 437.32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 437.32 km (272 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007nht. Id of event: us60007nht. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 06:03:25 / January 23, 2020 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:03:25 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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