A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 190 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (118 miles). Unique identifier: us70007n3z. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007n3z. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 303.16 km (188 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:24:40 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -175.5052° West, -16.2655° South, depth 303.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 04:24:40 / February 2, 2020 @ 4:24 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 190 km W of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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