A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 235 km E of Levuka, Fiji (146 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 22:06:39 / 10:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4802 West, latitude -17.7917 South, depth = 559.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhp6. Unique identifier: us6000dhp6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 22:06:39 / February 14, 2021 @ 10:06 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 559.27 km (348 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 235 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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