A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km W of Neiafu, Tonga (93 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:10:03 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 06:10:03 / January 28, 2018 @ 6:10 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqkk. Unique identifier: us2000cqkk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.69 km (114 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.3878 West, latitude -18.8689 South, depth = 182.69 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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