A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/18 / 2018-10-30 07:46:39 / October 30, 2018 @ 7:46 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:46:39 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 505.52 km (314 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7938 West, latitude -24.5709 South, depth = 505.52 km. Id of earthquake: us2000i7jq. Event ids that are associated: us2000i7jq.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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