A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 230 km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga (143 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -171.9326 West, latitude -17.9345 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70003xtt. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003xtt. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:17:54 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/19 / 2019-06-10 19:17:54 / June 10, 2019 @ 7:17 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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