A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 126 km SE of Pangai, Tonga (78 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:41:47 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.4125° West, latitude -20.5291° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000blat. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000blat. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 06:41:47 / November 10, 2017 @ 6:41 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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