A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude 174.0966 East, latitude -14.6606 South, depth = 601.97 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 09:36:27 / February 28, 2021 @ 9:36 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 601.97 km (374 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfj6. Unique identifier: us7000dfj6. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:36:27 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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