A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:32:36 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 15:32:36 / March 3, 2021 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.1883° West, -23.656° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us7000df5w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000df5w.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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