A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 132 km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga (82 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -172.7837 West, latitude -18.3152 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 13:05:55 / September 20, 2019 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:05:55 / 1:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005mjc. Unique identifier: us70005mjc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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