A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 129 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 14:48:56 / September 6, 2018 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h9d5. Unique identifier: us2000h9d5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.1201 West, latitude -14.9563 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 02:48:56 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 129 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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