A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from `Ohonua in Tonga. Global time and date of event 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 19:28:40 / February 22, 2020 @ 7:28 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.8605° West, -21.926° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us600085ay. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085ay. The temblor was detected at 07:28:40 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nuku‘alofa, ‘Ohonua (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Nuku‘alofa (c. 22 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from ‘Ohonua (c. 1 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 66 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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