A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 539.31 km (335 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:11:03 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 17:11:03 / January 9, 2021 @ 5:11 pm. Event id: us7000d152. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d152. Exact location, longitude -179.4081° West, latitude -23.0951° South, depth = 539.31 km.
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 nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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