A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:22:21 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 474.63 km (295 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 00:22:21 / April 3, 2016 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20005e7b. Event ids that are associated: us20005e7b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9772 West, latitude -26.0384 South, depth = 474.63 km.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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