A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 01:41:11 / January 5, 2021 @ 1:41 am. Exact location of event, depth 563.55 km, -178.3485° West, -20.0338° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 563.55 km (350 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:41:11 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d092. Id of event: us7000d092. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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