A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 177 km E of Labasa, Fiji (110 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 505.62 km, -178.9814° West, -16.333° South. Global time and date of event 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 01:45:04 / January 26, 2021 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:45:04 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 505.62 km (314 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de77. Id of event: us6000de77.
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nineteen 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 177 km E of Labasa, Fiji.
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