A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km SSE of Hihifo, Tonga (63 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 14:50:53 / March 30, 2018 @ 2:50 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000dvjj. Event ids that are associated: us2000dvjj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.96 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -173.5469° West, -16.8515° South, depth 1.96 km. The temblor was reported at 02:50:53 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 102 km SSE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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