A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 135 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (84 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 03:46:42 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -172.8023° West, -19.1326° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jjjx. Id of event: us2000jjjx. 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 15:46:42 / February 18, 2019 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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