A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 122 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga (76 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.35 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/19 / 2019-02-10 17:12:54 / February 10, 2019 @ 5:12 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:12:54 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jg15. Unique identifier: us2000jg15. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -174.4606° West, -16.8151° South, depth 191.35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 122 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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