A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km W of Neiafu, Tonga (96 miles) on Friday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:00:16 / 9:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.4478 West, latitude -18.4773 South, depth = 192.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 192.6 km (120 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/18 / 2018-01-05 21:00:16 / January 5, 2018 @ 9:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000cl5c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cl5c.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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