A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 230 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (143 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:22:36 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.5694° West, latitude -17.5654° South, depth = 550.47 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddty. Unique identifier: us7000ddty. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 550.47 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 06:22:36 / February 26, 2021 @ 6:22 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 230 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji.
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