A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 143 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga (89 miles). Exact location of event, depth 190.99 km, -174.3393° West, -17.1106° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 190.99 km (119 miles). Event id: us10005h6u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005h6u. The temblor was reported at 23:29:14 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/16 / 2016-05-07 11:29:14 / May 7, 2016 @ 11:29 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 143 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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