A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 273 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga (170 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -175.1614° West, -23.7919° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000jbb5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jbb5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/19 / 2019-02-24 05:13:07 / February 24, 2019 @ 5:13 am. The temblor was picked up at 17:13:07 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 273 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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