A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 283 km E of Levuka, Fiji (176 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 522.9 km (325 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000deur. Event ids that are associated: us6000deur. Exact location of event, depth 522.9 km, -178.0067° West, -17.9997° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 15:50:10 / January 31, 2021 @ 3:50 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:50:10 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 283 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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