A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 183 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (114 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 23:25:59 / September 14, 2019 @ 11:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 269.66 km (168 miles). Event id: us60005lff. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005lff. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -175.1821° West, latitude -17.4536° South, depth = 269.66 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:25:59 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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