A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 19:11:29 / October 23, 2020 @ 7:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 574.74 km (357 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:11:29 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000cc9n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cc9n. Exact location of event, longitude -179.4725 West, latitude -22.4518 South, depth = 574.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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