A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 121 km W of Neiafu, Tonga (75 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000arjh. Id of event: us1000arjh. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:04:14 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/17 / 2017-10-06 16:04:14 / October 6, 2017 @ 4:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.1257° West, -18.7536° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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