A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 266 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (165 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000h753. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h753. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 23:44:36 / September 28, 2018 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -176.2352° West, -16.1549° South, depth 391.14 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 391.14 km (243 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:44:36 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter).
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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 266 km W of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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