A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 284 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga (176 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:15:14 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -175.2097° West, -23.8892° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 14:15:14 / March 25, 2018 @ 2:15 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000db15. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000db15.
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 284 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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