A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km W of Pangai, Tonga (63 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 19:06:42 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d216. Id of event: us1000d216. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 07:06:42 / March 9, 2018 @ 7:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, -175.3057° West, -19.9457° South, depth 209.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 209.63 km (130 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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