A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 512.12 km (318 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8959 West, latitude -24.8174 South, depth = 512.12 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:57:56 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1ql. Id of event: us7000d1ql. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 14:57:56 / January 11, 2021 @ 2:57 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Fiji Islands.
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