A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km W of Neiafu, Tonga (86 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 11:04:01 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008gif. Unique identifier: us10008gif. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 224.5 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -175.291° West, latitude -18.7104° South, depth = 224.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 23:04:01 / April 4, 2017 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 138 km W of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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