A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km W of Neiafu, Tonga (83 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -175.2491 West, latitude -18.632 South, depth = 236.51 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:17:36 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/19 / 2019-05-20 23:17:36 / May 20, 2019 @ 11:17 pm. Event id: us60003t66. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003t66. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 236.51 km (147 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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