A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 293 km E of Levuka, Fiji (182 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 02:13:01 / February 27, 2021 @ 2:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:13:01 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000de1v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000de1v. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9418° West, -18.5079° South, depth 553.86 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 553.86 km (344 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 293 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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