A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:41:31 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 354 km (220 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -179.2009° West, -23.4638° South, depth 354 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 07:41:31 / January 6, 2021 @ 7:41 am. Id of earthquake: us7000d0ba. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0ba.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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