A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 274 km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga (170 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.4398° West, latitude -17.8442° South, depth = 354.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009p96. Event ids that are associated: us20009p96. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 14:33:29 / June 18, 2017 @ 2:33 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:33:29 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 354.88 km (221 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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