A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 284 km E of Levuka, Fiji (176 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfjb. Unique identifier: us7000dfjb. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:50:37 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 606.02 km (377 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 14:50:37 / February 28, 2021 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9963° West, -18.0356° South, depth 606.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 284 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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