A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Santa Cruz Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 23:41:18 / October 29, 2017 @ 11:41 pm. Unique identifier: us2000bjwb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bjwb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.8807 East, latitude -11.8845 South, depth = 234.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 234.17 km (146 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:41:18 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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