A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 290 km E of Levuka, Fiji (180 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000d24e. Event ids that are associated: us7000d24e. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 07:36:43 / January 13, 2021 @ 7:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9536° West, -18.3367° South, depth 560.22 km. The temblor was detected at 07:36:43 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 560.22 km (348 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 290 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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