A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:10:41 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d24p. Unique identifier: us7000d24p. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 16:10:41 / January 13, 2021 @ 4:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 397.09 km (247 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 397.09 km, -176.7728° West, -17.4379° South.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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