A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 189 km WNW of Labasa, Fiji (117 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 177.7353 East, latitude -15.7528 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:23:49 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 00:23:49 / February 8, 2021 @ 12:23 am. Id of earthquake: us6000dh40. Event ids that are associated: us6000dh40.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 189 km WNW of Labasa, Fiji.
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