A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 292 km NW of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga (181 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.2551° West, -19.3444° South, depth 580.59 km. Unique identifier: us6000diza. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000diza. The epicenter was at a depth of 580.59 km (361 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 03:10:16 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:10:16 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety 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.
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