A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 537.19 km (334 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:03:26 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000623j. Unique identifier: us6000623j. Global time and date of event 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 06:03:26 / October 24, 2019 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1031 West, latitude -17.9275 South, depth = 537.19 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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