A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga (76 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 07:28:58 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60004zl5. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004zl5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -172.9352° West, -16.7397° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/19 / 2019-07-26 19:28:58 / July 26, 2019 @ 7:28 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 123 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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