A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of Tonga (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/19 / 2019-01-11 02:03:58 / January 11, 2019 @ 2:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.8681 West, latitude -26.8205 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:03:58 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000j2tt. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2tt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven 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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