A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km S of ‘Ohonua, Tonga (175 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -174.7618° West, latitude -23.8771° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 05:58:08 / January 7, 2021 @ 5:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:58:08 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d0df. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0df.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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