A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 285 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (177 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.403 West, latitude -16.2651 South, depth = 370.51 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 16:15:52 / January 10, 2019 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:15:52 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j2jd. Id of event: us2000j2jd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 370.51 km (230 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 285 km W of Hihifo, Tonga.
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