A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 113 km N of Neiafu, Tonga (70 miles). Event id: us1000eek8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eek8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 174.61 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 07:37:35 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 19:37:35 / May 25, 2018 @ 7:37 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -173.9576° West, -17.6217° South, depth 174.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 113 km N of Neiafu, Tonga.
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