A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 201 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009nqe. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009nqe. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.1883 West, latitude -17.1353 South, depth = 230.12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 230.12 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 11:29:27 / June 14, 2017 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:29:27 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 201 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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