A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 286 km E of Levuka, Fiji (178 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 620.65 km (386 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:55:14 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000djtf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000djtf. Exact location of event, depth 620.65 km, -177.9763° West, -18.0196° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 04:55:14 / February 21, 2021 @ 4:55 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-one 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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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: 286 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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