A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SE of Neiafu, Tonga (79 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 21:13:07 / March 2, 2020 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:13:07 / 9:13 am (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, depth 10 km, -173.0273° West, -19.3607° South. Event id: us60008b4u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b4u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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.
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