A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 03:11:42 / January 2, 2021 @ 3:11 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:11:42 / 3:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 496.29 km, -179.6961° West, -24.0493° South. Unique identifier: us6000d7s2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7s2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 496.29 km (308 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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