A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 247 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (153 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -176.0508 West, latitude -16.1442 South, depth = 368.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ar0t. Unique identifier: us2000ar0t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 368.85 km (229 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:25:20 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 11:25:20 / September 11, 2017 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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