A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 248 km E of Levuka, Fiji (154 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 599.36 km (372 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000denf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000denf. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3424° West, -17.9428° South, depth 599.36 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:52:34 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 17:52:34 / January 28, 2021 @ 5:52 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 248 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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