A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga (94 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 17:54:25 / March 9, 2020 @ 5:54 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:54:25 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008f4y. Event ids that are associated: us60008f4y. Exact location of event, longitude -174.1266 West, latitude -17.2716 South, depth = 99.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 99.03 km (62 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 151 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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