A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 559.38 km (348 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 11:57:35 / January 19, 2021 @ 11:57 am. Id of earthquake: us7000d1d1. Event ids that are associated: us7000d1d1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5945 West, latitude -21.1335 South, depth = 559.38 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:57:35 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: Fiji region.
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