A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 133 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (83 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:01:55 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -172.7701 West, latitude -19.0084 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000616s. Event ids that are associated: us7000616s. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 08:01:55 / October 21, 2019 @ 8:01 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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