A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 215 km W of Alofi, Niue (134 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -171.9348° West, -18.7089° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vx0. Id of event: us70005vx0. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:51:40 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 09:51:40 / October 19, 2019 @ 9:51 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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