A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Tonga region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.9591 West, latitude -19.078 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20009yzm. Event ids that are associated: us20009yzm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 03:13:21 / July 17, 2017 @ 3:13 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:13:21 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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