A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 10:06:23 / January 24, 2021 @ 10:06 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.23 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000d2vp. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2vp. The temblor was reported at 10:06:23 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.3423 West, latitude -21.995 South, depth = 99.23 km.
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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