A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 129 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (80 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us1000az63. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000az63. Exact location, longitude -177.4666° West, latitude -20.4917° South, depth = 350.89 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 13:12:54 / October 23, 2017 @ 1:12 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 350.89 km (218 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:12:54 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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