A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 241 km E of Levuka, Fiji (150 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 548.39 km (341 miles). 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: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 11:15:48 / January 2, 2021 @ 11:15 am. The temblor was reported at 11:15:48 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4zx. Unique identifier: us6000d4zx. Exact location of event, depth 548.39 km, -178.4167° West, -17.8447° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 241 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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