A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 148 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (92 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:08:15 / 12:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 00:08:15 / August 25, 2017 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000abin. Event ids that are associated: us2000abin. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 233.59 km (145 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -174.9509° West, -17.6809° South, depth 233.59 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 148 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga.
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