A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 203 km SSW of Vaini, Tonga (126 miles). Id of earthquake: us60008c0b. Event ids that are associated: us60008c0b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.37 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -176.3069° West, latitude -22.7256° South, depth = 126.37 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:46:04 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 09:46:04 / March 8, 2020 @ 9:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 203 km SSW of Vaini, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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