A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 07:18:10 / October 23, 2018 @ 7:18 am. Unique identifier: us1000hfze. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hfze. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 523.72 km (325 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:18:10 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.5854 West, latitude -23.9418 South, depth = 523.72 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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