A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 128 km W of Havelu, Tonga (80 miles). 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 134.2 km (83 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 18:55:01 / April 3, 2018 @ 6:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000ddtd. Event ids that are associated: us1000ddtd. The temblor was reported at 06:55:01 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 134.2 km, -176.4423° West, -21.2889° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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