A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 151 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga (94 miles). Global time and date of event 13/12/16 / 2016-12-13 08:05:35 / December 13, 2016 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.91 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.6031° West, -22.6616° South, depth 41.91 km. Event id: us10007lqz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007lqz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:05:35 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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