A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 23:08:17 / January 31, 2021 @ 11:08 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000dev6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dev6. Exact location of event, longitude -177.3549 West, latitude -15.8081 South, depth = 407.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:08:17 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 407.05 km (253 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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