A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 124 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga (77 miles). Exact location of event, depth 67.56 km, -173.0756° West, -17.9313° South. Unique identifier: us20005der. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005der. Global time and date of event 24/03/16 / 2016-03-24 22:25:10 / March 24, 2016 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:25:10 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 67.56 km (42 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 124 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga.
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