A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 266 km E of Levuka, Fiji (165 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1796 West, latitude -17.8606 South, depth = 508.44 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 508.44 km (316 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:01:03 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 01:01:03 / January 24, 2021 @ 1:01 am. Event id: us7000d2sq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2sq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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