A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 07:12:01 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.8959° West, latitude -20.0899° South, depth = 549.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 07:12:01 / January 23, 2021 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d2ml. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2ml. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 549.1 km (341 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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