A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km SW of Vaini, Tonga (156 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:18:32 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005ryr. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005ryr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.12 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 15:18:32 / September 25, 2019 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -176.888° West, -22.8342° South, depth 155.12 km.
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 251 km SW of Vaini, Tonga.
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