A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, South of Tonga (0 miles). 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: us2000hjk4. Unique identifier: us2000hjk4. Exact location, longitude -175.4491° West, latitude -24.3626° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 24/09/18 / 2018-09-24 23:50:29 / September 24, 2018 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:50:29 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: South of Tonga.
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