A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (73 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008gvr. Id of event: us70008gvr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 22:25:16 / March 12, 2020 @ 10:25 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -172.9331 West, latitude -19.0441 South, depth = 31.63 km. The temblor was reported at 10:25:16 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.63 km (20 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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