A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 281 km SW of Vaini, Tonga (175 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 144.19 km (90 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 10:20:22 / September 4, 2016 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:20:22 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006mr2. Event ids that are associated: us10006mr2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.8095 West, latitude -23.2584 South, depth = 144.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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