A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 121 km NNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga (75 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700058fv. Unique identifier: us700058fv. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 230.57 km (143 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/19 / 2019-08-18 10:22:59 / August 18, 2019 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 230.57 km, -175.6314° West, -20.1146° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:22:59 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 121 km NNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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