A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 571.85 km (355 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:11:31 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.4584° West, latitude -24.206° South, depth = 571.85 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 14:11:31 / February 20, 2021 @ 2:11 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddku. Id of event: us7000ddku.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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