A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 119 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga (74 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.3842 West, latitude -20.392 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000dh2c. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dh2c. Global time and date of event 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 21:47:34 / February 7, 2021 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:47:34 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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