A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga (61 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 15:10:01 / February 14, 2017 @ 3:10 pm. The temblor was detected at 03:10:01 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008m27. Id of event: us20008m27. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 175.68 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.3886 West, latitude -16.5874 South, depth = 175.68 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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