A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 523.43 km (325 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 00:53:29 / January 31, 2021 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:53:29 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000ddbj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddbj. Exact location of event, longitude 179.5587 East, latitude -24.9922 South, depth = 523.43 km. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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