A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 282 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (175 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.7632° West, -18.6689° South, depth 296.65 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 296.65 km (184 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:52:06 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 14:52:06 / April 16, 2017 @ 2:52 pm. Event id: us10008i4p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008i4p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-two 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 282 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga.
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