A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 197 km E of Neiafu, Tonga (122 miles). Event id: us600064bw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600064bw. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:31 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 01:29:31 / October 20, 2019 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -172.1351° West, -18.3497° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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