A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 625.5 km (389 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 16:13:12 / February 8, 2021 @ 4:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:13:12 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.8714 West, latitude -20.9879 South, depth = 625.5 km. Event id: us6000dfly. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfly.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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