A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000di4e. Event ids that are associated: us6000di4e. The temblor was detected at 16:49:37 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 494.3 km, -179.188° West, -24.2732° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 494.3 km (307 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 16:49:37 / February 16, 2021 @ 4:49 pm.
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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