A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km ESE of `Ohonua, Tonga (101 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -173.5102° West, -21.9079° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 22:10:46 / March 4, 2017 @ 10:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:10:46 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000889s. Unique identifier: us1000889s.
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 162 km ESE of `Ohonua, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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