A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 102 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.81 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -173.4204° West, -15.0995° South, depth 39.81 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 13:53:03 / January 7, 2021 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0dp. Id of event: us7000d0dp. The temblor was reported at 13:53:03 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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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