A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 206 km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga (128 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 12:32:34 / September 20, 2019 @ 12:32 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:32:34 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005mja. Unique identifier: us70005mja. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -172.0899° West, latitude -18.1823° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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