A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 121 km E of Neiafu, Tonga (75 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095j6. Id of event: us100095j6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 06:49:10 / June 25, 2017 @ 6:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, -172.8298° West, -18.5865° South, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:49:10 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter).
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 five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 121 km E of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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