A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 22:22:08 / March 10, 2018 @ 10:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:22:08 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 179.9971° East, latitude -23.7853° South, depth = 555.5 km. Unique identifier: us1000d2wp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d2wp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 555.5 km (345 miles).
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 thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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