A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 237 km ESE of Labasa, Fiji (147 miles). Exact location of event, depth 574.94 km, -178.5797° West, -17.267° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 08:09:18 / January 21, 2021 @ 8:09 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:09:18 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 574.94 km (357 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000dcv3. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcv3.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 237 km ESE of Labasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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