A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km N of Neiafu, Tonga (90 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us7000blsi. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000blsi. The temblor was reported at 05:42:43 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 05:42:43 / September 7, 2020 @ 5:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.9965 West, latitude -17.3395 South, depth = 74.36 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 74.36 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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