A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 191 km NW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga (119 miles). Exact location of event, depth 317.77 km, -176.4083° West, -19.8326° South. Event id: us60008ed0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ed0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 14:12:11 / March 8, 2020 @ 2:12 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 317.77 km (197 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:12:11 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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