A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 252 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (157 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bkzc. Event ids that are associated: us2000bkzc. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:58:26 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 385.69 km (240 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 22:58:26 / October 31, 2017 @ 10:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -176.1098 West, latitude -15.9914 South, depth = 385.69 km.
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 sixteen 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 quakes in the world each year.
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