A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 140 km SE of Neiafu, Tonga (87 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007swm. Unique identifier: us70007swm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:10:41 / 5:10 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 -173.0303 West, latitude -19.5438 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 05:10:41 / February 19, 2020 @ 5:10 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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