A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 122 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (76 miles). Event id: us70003nj8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003nj8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 191.41 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 05:54:10 / May 12, 2019 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:54:10 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -174.7095° West, latitude -17.7854° South, depth = 191.41 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 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: 122 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga.
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