A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (89 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/06/18 / 2018-06-27 23:15:28 / June 27, 2018 @ 11:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 232.56 km (145 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:15:28 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 232.56 km, -175.0143° West, -17.8116° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000fw1n. Unique identifier: us2000fw1n.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 143 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga.
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