A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km NW of Pangai, Tonga (98 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 15:25:46 / November 25, 2016 @ 3:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:25:46 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 168.29 km (105 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.4941 West, latitude -18.874 South, depth = 168.29 km. Unique identifier: us10007cb1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007cb1.
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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