A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007lga. Unique identifier: us60007lga. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 15:40:16 / January 21, 2020 @ 3:40 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:40:16 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.7534 West, latitude -25.3773 South, depth = 115.48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.48 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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