A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 206 km E of Neiafu, Tonga (128 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:32:10 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.15 km (11 miles). Event id: us20009n1v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009n1v. Exact location of event, longitude -172.0228 West, latitude -18.6714 South, depth = 17.15 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 12:32:10 / June 12, 2017 @ 12:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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