A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 127 km S of Hihifo, Tonga (79 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.5442° West, latitude -17.0872° South, depth = 60.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:36:31 / 11:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.98 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000h7he. Event ids that are associated: us1000h7he. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 11:36:31 / September 29, 2018 @ 11:36 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km S of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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