A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (175 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -177.8065° West, latitude -20.4132° South, depth = 531.23 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de2c. Id of event: us6000de2c. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:56 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 01:38:56 / February 3, 2021 @ 1:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 531.23 km (330 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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