A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Event id: us1000dbuy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbuy. Exact location of event, longitude -179.5704 West, latitude -24.0977 South, depth = 475.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 475.7 km (296 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 11:00:38 / March 31, 2018 @ 11:00 am. The temblor was detected at 23:00:38 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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