A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 209 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000deu7. Event ids that are associated: us7000deu7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 542.64 km (337 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:25:38 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.7483 West, latitude -17.6652 South, depth = 542.64 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 10:25:38 / March 2, 2021 @ 10:25 am.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 209 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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