A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 248 km SW of Vaini, Tonga (154 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:05:12 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 01:05:12 / March 4, 2020 @ 1:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, -177.175° West, -22.4737° South, depth 268.26 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 268.26 km (167 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008cja. Id of event: us60008cja. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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