A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga (126 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 11:52:18 / March 14, 2017 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:52:18 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -172.2689 West, latitude -17.8444 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us100088vg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088vg.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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