A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 145 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (90 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us700091sx. Event ids that are associated: us700091sx. Exact location of earthquake, -172.7835° West, -19.2936° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 17:45:42 / April 15, 2020 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:42 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 145 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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