A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (96 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 13:39:19 / April 27, 2020 @ 1:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -172.7278° West, -19.3984° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:39:19 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700097qn. Unique identifier: us700097qn.
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 six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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