A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 226 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga (140 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kft. Unique identifier: us20008kft. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 18:52:33 / February 4, 2017 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:52:33 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.3005 West, latitude -23.3512 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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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: 226 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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