A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 116 km E of ‘Ohonua, Tonga (72 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 22:51:28 / September 1, 2020 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -173.839 West, latitude -21.2163 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:51:28 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bhux. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bhux.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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