A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 114 km NNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga (71 miles). 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: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 16:19:45 / February 24, 2020 @ 4:19 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:19:45 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 192.77 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.5746 West, latitude -20.1564 South, depth = 192.77 km. Id of earthquake: us6000867y. Event ids that are associated: us6000867y.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 114 km NNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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