A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 278 km E of Levuka, Fiji (173 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 03:13:58 / January 13, 2021 @ 3:13 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d24c. Unique identifier: us7000d24c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0551 West, latitude -17.9122 South, depth = 587.93 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:13:58 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 587.93 km (365 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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