A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 256 km E of Levuka, Fiji (159 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us6000dg98. Event ids that are associated: us6000dg98. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.2599° West, -18.1711° South, depth 535.95 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 535.95 km (333 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 09:26:15 / February 3, 2021 @ 9:26 am. The temblor was detected at 09:26:15 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 256 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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