A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 115 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga (71 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.0625° West, latitude -15.1422° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bn9r. Id of event: us2000bn9r. The temblor was reported at 08:11:36 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 20:11:36 / November 4, 2017 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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