A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:03:59 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000d24g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d24g. Exact location, longitude -178.1357° West, latitude -20.8754° South, depth = 578.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 03:03:59 / January 13, 2021 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 578.04 km (359 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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