A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 158 km ENE of Labasa, Fiji (98 miles). Event id: us7000d1ek. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1ek. The temblor was detected at 10:13:35 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 10:13:35 / January 10, 2021 @ 10:13 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.3551° West, -15.7187° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 158 km ENE of Labasa, Fiji.
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