A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 175 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga (109 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eaiz. Unique identifier: us1000eaiz. The temblor was detected at 16:10:05 / 4:10 pm (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, -174.7284° West, -22.9084° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 04:10:05 / May 19, 2018 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 175 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga.
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