A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from `Ohonua in Tonga. Unique identifier: us10008wfd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wfd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 02:21:45 / May 13, 2017 @ 2:21 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.06 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:21:45 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -174.033° West, latitude -21.3984° South, depth = 34.06 km.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from ‘Ohonua (c. 1 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was ‘Ohonua (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
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. 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: 95 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.