A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:03:38 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 550.88 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.2231 East, latitude -23.9681 South, depth = 550.88 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 15:03:38 / January 14, 2021 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d024. Id of event: us7000d024. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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