A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 201 km SSW of `Ohonua, Tonga (125 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:10:33 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009kvd. Id of event: us70009kvd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 14:10:33 / May 12, 2020 @ 2:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -175.9006° West, -22.919° South, depth 38.33 km. 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 38.33 km (24 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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