A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 156 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga (97 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 04:25:33 / April 4, 2016 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:25:33 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005ees. Event ids that are associated: us20005ees. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -172.9055° West, latitude -17.6871° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 156 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga.
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