A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 139 km E of Neiafu, Tonga (86 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -172.6785° West, -18.8328° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 22:11:41 / March 1, 2018 @ 10:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:11:41 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d282. Id of event: us1000d282.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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