A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 194 km NNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga (121 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:02:19 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.61 km (28 miles). Event id: us60007i8w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007i8w. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.2202 West, latitude -19.6607 South, depth = 45.61 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 10:02:19 / January 15, 2020 @ 10:02 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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