A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 182 km E of Neiafu, Tonga (113 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 08:48:55 / October 19, 2019 @ 8:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:48:55 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us600062af. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600062af. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -172.2551° West, latitude -18.5394° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fourty 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.
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