A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Tonga (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 08:59:31 / May 2, 2017 @ 8:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -173.5983° West, latitude -15.0193° South, depth = 3.06 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.06 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:59:31 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008qr5. Unique identifier: us10008qr5.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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