A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 149 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (93 miles). Event id: us10008dkl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dkl. Global time and date of event 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 16:19:02 / March 26, 2017 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 219.44 km (136 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -174.7892 West, latitude -17.5366 South, depth = 219.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:19:02 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 149 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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