A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 578.54 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70007n4s. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007n4s. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:51 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 11:34:51 / February 2, 2020 @ 11:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 578.54 km, 178.6707° East, -24.8916° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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