A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 156 km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga (97 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 239.61 km (149 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:47:48 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009pad. Event ids that are associated: us20009pad. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 04:47:48 / June 19, 2017 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.744 West, latitude -17.4428 South, depth = 239.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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