A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes South of Tonga (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.1721° West, -24.8862° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/17 / 2017-07-04 23:09:21 / July 4, 2017 @ 11:09 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:09:21 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100098tx. Event ids that are associated: us100098tx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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