A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 547.99 km (341 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000dhrl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhrl. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.4439 East, latitude -23.7566 South, depth = 547.99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 07:08:07 / February 15, 2021 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:08:07 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: south of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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