A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 222 km E of Levuka, Fiji (138 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 565.71 km (352 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dj04. Event ids that are associated: us7000dj04. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 01:53:00 / March 13, 2021 @ 1:53 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:53:00 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5932° West, -17.8504° South, depth 565.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 222 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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