A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Tonga (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 18:21:02 / February 2, 2021 @ 6:21 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:21:02 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -175.7598 West, latitude -20.3283 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dfzt. Event ids that are associated: us6000dfzt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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