A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 114 km NW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (71 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 18:40:49 / February 21, 2016 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 173.951° East, -20.9075° South, depth 79.65 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 79.65 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rju. Id of event: us10004rju. The temblor was picked up at 06:40:49 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 114 km NW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.
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