A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. 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: us20004z9w. Unique identifier: us20004z9w. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 519.17 km (323 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 00:54:42 / February 6, 2016 @ 12:54 am. Exact location of event, depth 519.17 km, -179.1364° West, -23.3694° South. The temblor was picked up at 12:54:42 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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