A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 483.03 km (300 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9027 East, latitude -25.3014 South, depth = 483.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 12:43:58 / February 27, 2020 @ 12:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:43:58 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008582. Unique identifier: us60008582.
Every 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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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