A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008f87. Unique identifier: us10008f87. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 506.15 km (315 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:23:32 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 17:23:32 / March 31, 2017 @ 5:23 pm. Exact location, longitude -179.606° West, latitude -23.8568° South, depth = 506.15 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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