A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km SW of Vaini, Tonga (96 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -176.2814° West, latitude -22.1623° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:28:26 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 18:28:26 / February 25, 2020 @ 6:28 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089bd. Id of event: us600089bd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 154 km SW of Vaini, Tonga.
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