A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 150 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga (93 miles). Event id: us7000d38j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d38j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:37:53 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 61.84 km, -174.169° West, -17.2685° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 20:37:53 / January 25, 2021 @ 8:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.84 km (38 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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