A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 142 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga (88 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 10:52:41 / June 2, 2019 @ 10:52 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70003xq3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003xq3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -173.572° West, -21.3635° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:41 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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