A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 259.06 km (161 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5202 West, latitude -23.2871 South, depth = 259.06 km. Unique identifier: us7000d0dl. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0dl. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 11:47:35 / January 7, 2021 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:47:35 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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