A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 14:01:12 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 14:01:12 / February 15, 2021 @ 2:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.2199 East, latitude -24.1222 South, depth = 494.79 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 494.79 km (307 miles). Event id: us6000djgu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djgu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-four 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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