A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Neiafu in Tonga. Exact location of event, longitude -174.6418 West, latitude -19.0644 South, depth = 102.49 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60003r6x. Unique identifier: us60003r6x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 102.49 km (64 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:09:16 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 11:09:16 / May 15, 2019 @ 11:09 am.
Close country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pangai, Neiafu. Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Neiafu (c. 4 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Pangai (c. 1 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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