A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 355.21 km (221 miles). Exact location of event, depth 355.21 km, -177.0729° West, -18.7499° South. Event id: us7000d12z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d12z. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 00:12:21 / January 8, 2021 @ 12:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:12:21 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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