A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km ESE of Labasa, Fiji (126 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3fw. Unique identifier: us7000d3fw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 21:04:54 / January 17, 2021 @ 9:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 547.74 km, -178.9335° West, -17.2567° South. The temblor was picked up at 21:04:54 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 547.74 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 202 km ESE of Labasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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