A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 278 km E of Levuka, Fiji (173 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 20:50:32 / March 7, 2021 @ 8:50 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:32 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0794 West, latitude -18.4379 South, depth = 524.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 524.27 km (326 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgy3. Id of event: us7000dgy3.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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