A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 129 km NNE of Ba, Fiji (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 19:16:30 / January 11, 2021 @ 7:16 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d1qn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1qn. Exact location of event, longitude 178.0071 East, latitude -16.4072 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:16:30 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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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: 129 km NNE of Ba, Fiji.
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