A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of Tonga (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000h71s. Event ids that are associated: us1000h71s. Exact location of earthquake, -175.0519° West, -24.3257° South, depth 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:45:57 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 00:45:57 / September 28, 2018 @ 12:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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