A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 540.05 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:24:34 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 10:24:34 / February 26, 2021 @ 10:24 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.4807 West, latitude -23.4176 South, depth = 540.05 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dduz. Unique identifier: us7000dduz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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