A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 124 km WSW of Neiafu, Tonga (77 miles). Unique identifier: us600084pm. Ids that are associated to the event: us600084pm. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 20:04:19 / February 20, 2020 @ 8:04 pm. Exact location of event, depth 240.62 km, -175.1378° West, -18.8809° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:04:19 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 240.62 km (150 miles).
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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 km WSW of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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