A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, South of Tonga (0 miles). Event id: us100095ib. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095ib. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -175.4533° West, -26.6749° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:23:51 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 18:23:51 / June 24, 2017 @ 6:23 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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