A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 124 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (77 miles). Exact location, longitude -174.9513° West, latitude -18.0043° South, depth = 177.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 177.19 km (110 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:22:13 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/05/19 / 2019-05-25 08:22:13 / May 25, 2019 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60003s1l. Unique identifier: us60003s1l.
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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 124 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga.
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