A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 233 km E of Levuka, Fiji (145 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.4889° West, latitude -17.8347° South, depth = 532.49 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 532.49 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:40:29 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dg0q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg0q. Global time and date of event 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 23:40:29 / March 1, 2021 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 233 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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