A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 22:55:46 / January 4, 2021 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000d89q. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d89q. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9681° West, -24.5317° South, depth 486.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 486.24 km (302 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:55:46 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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