A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga (94 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.94 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -174.376 West, latitude -17.3286 South, depth = 137.94 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ghi. Id of event: us20005ghi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:44:23 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 23:44:23 / April 8, 2016 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 152 km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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