A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3ax. Unique identifier: us7000d3ax. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:30:32 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.4018° West, -22.2532° South, depth 577.7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 01:30:32 / January 26, 2021 @ 1:30 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 577.7 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Fiji Islands.
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