A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga (72 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:46:47 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 10:46:47 / June 2, 2019 @ 10:46 am. Unique identifier: us70003xpy. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003xpy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -173.8387° West, -21.4897° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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