A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 150 km E of Hihifo, Tonga (93 miles). Event id: us20004zbz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zbz. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -172.3556° West, -15.7498° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 15:11:37 / February 7, 2016 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:11:37 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 150 km E of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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