A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of Tonga (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:19:44 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008it8. Event ids that are associated: us10008it8. Global time and date of event 18/04/17 / 2017-04-18 20:19:44 / April 18, 2017 @ 8:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.3687 West, latitude -25.1475 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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