A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 139 km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga (86 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 80.32 km (50 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009yyd. Unique identifier: us20009yyd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.3637 West, latitude -17.4423 South, depth = 80.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 06:46:52 / July 16, 2017 @ 6:46 am. The temblor was detected at 18:46:52 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 139 km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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