A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 145 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (90 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hf9i. Id of event: us1000hf9i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 605.46 km (376 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/18 / 2018-10-21 14:35:52 / October 21, 2018 @ 2:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.9864° West, -21.9372° South, depth 605.46 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:35:52 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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