A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 188 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (117 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us7000c6ak. Event ids that are associated: us7000c6ak. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 04:22:44 / October 21, 2020 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:22:44 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -172.2704° West, -19.1435° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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.
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