A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes South of Tonga (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009dln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009dln. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 05:04:01 / May 10, 2020 @ 5:04 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -175.692° West, -24.0377° South. The temblor was picked up at 17:04:01 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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