A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 143 km E of Pangai, Tonga (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000axlm. Event ids that are associated: us1000axlm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -172.9774° West, -19.7844° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:53:29 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 01:53:29 / October 21, 2017 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT.
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 thirty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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