A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 214 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga (133 miles). Unique identifier: us60008ckf. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008ckf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 20:45:36 / March 4, 2020 @ 8:45 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:45:36 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -174.9954° West, latitude -23.2707° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 214 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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