A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km WNW of Havelu, Tonga (75 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 183.75 km (114 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.3198° West, -20.7993° South, depth 183.75 km. Event id: us2000a2lf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2lf. Global time and date of event 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 23:51:18 / July 29, 2017 @ 11:51 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:51:18 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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