A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 173 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga (107 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003lll. Unique identifier: us70003lll. The temblor was reported at 01:47:12 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 13:47:12 / May 6, 2019 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -172.6721° West, -17.7153° South, depth 10 km.
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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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