A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 181 km SSW of `Ohonua, Tonga (112 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.87 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008eli. Id of event: us10008eli. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -175.4049° West, latitude -22.917° South, depth = 27.87 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 15:03:20 / March 29, 2017 @ 3:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:03:20 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter).
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 thirty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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