A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South of Tonga (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 16:40:38 / February 23, 2019 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -175.9184 West, latitude -24.0573 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000jaw9. Event ids that are associated: us1000jaw9. The temblor was picked up at 04:40:38 / 4:40 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 six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: South of Tonga.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.