A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 15:08:58 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 535.89 km (333 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.7757° West, -23.515° South, depth 535.89 km. Event id: us6000d81h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d81h. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 15:08:58 / January 13, 2021 @ 3:08 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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