A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 161 km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga (100 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 220.51 km (137 miles). Unique identifier: us2000d9vc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d9vc. Exact location of event, depth 220.51 km, -175.4618° West, -18.2696° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 19:42:48 / March 1, 2018 @ 7:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:42:48 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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