A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 113 km WNW of Hihifo, Tonga (70 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 266.64 km (166 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:17:54 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d0b9. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0b9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 01:17:54 / January 6, 2021 @ 1:17 am. Exact location, longitude -174.7746° West, latitude -15.5555° South, depth = 266.64 km. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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