A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 207 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga (129 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:21:33 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.2782 West, latitude -23.1833 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004493. Id of event: us60004493. 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: 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 21:21:33 / June 15, 2019 @ 9:21 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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.
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