A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 120 km W of Havelu, Tonga (75 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 215.23 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000jd8b. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jd8b. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.3606 West, latitude -20.9709 South, depth = 215.23 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 15:21:17 / March 10, 2019 @ 3:21 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:21:17 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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