A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 08:04:37 / February 21, 2021 @ 8:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djut. Unique identifier: us6000djut. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.5122° West, latitude -22.7008° South, depth = 539.41 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:04:37 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 539.41 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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