A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 06:24:49 / January 24, 2016 @ 6:24 am. Event id: us20004vg9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vg9. Exact location of event, depth 526.4 km, 179.7401° East, -24.3937° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:24:49 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 526.4 km (327 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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