A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000d246. Event ids that are associated: us7000d246. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.2965 West, latitude -19.2794 South, depth = 563.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 17:00:19 / January 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:00:19 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 563.8 km (350 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-four 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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