A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of Tonga (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:23:53 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.3496° West, -24.1393° South. Event id: us2000dwz6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwz6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 15:23:53 / April 1, 2018 @ 3:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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