A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 14:05:13 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9422° West, -23.7847° South, depth 549.89 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 02:05:13 / March 5, 2018 @ 2:05 am. Unique identifier: us1000d4au. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4au. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 549.89 km (342 miles). 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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