A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 112 km S of Hihifo, Tonga (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009p2e. Event ids that are associated: us20009p2e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 130.81 km (81 miles). Exact location of event, depth 130.81 km, -173.6065° West, -16.9608° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 17:14:36 / June 22, 2017 @ 5:14 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:14:36 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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