A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 534.69 km (332 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:59:10 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 00:59:10 / October 23, 2020 @ 12:59 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000cbtu. Event ids that are associated: us6000cbtu. Exact location of event, depth 534.69 km, 179.3424° East, -24.6102° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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