A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 298 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga (185 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 16:50:54 / March 7, 2021 @ 4:50 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 467.75 km (291 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0794 West, latitude -21.3271 South, depth = 467.75 km. Unique identifier: us7000dgww. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgww. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:50:54 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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