A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 237 km E of Levuka, Fiji (147 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4491° West, -17.9151° South, depth 571.19 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 571.19 km (355 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000dfju. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfju. The temblor was detected at 20:55:47 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 20:55:47 / February 28, 2021 @ 8:55 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 237 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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