A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 270 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (168 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 371.76 km (231 miles). Unique identifier: us70009miw. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009miw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.2498 West, latitude -16.322 South, depth = 371.76 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 03:21:08 / May 14, 2020 @ 3:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:21:08 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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