A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga (85 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -173.634 West, latitude -21.5014 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:58:15 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003y1z. Id of event: us70003y1z. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/19 / 2019-06-03 01:58:15 / June 3, 2019 @ 1:58 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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