A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 209 km WSW of Vaini, Tonga (130 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us2000dzs0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzs0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 02:14:16 / April 8, 2018 @ 2:14 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:14:16 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 339.66 km, -177.0172° West, -22.0415° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 339.66 km (211 miles).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 209 km WSW of Vaini, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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