A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 207 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (129 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 300.58 km (187 miles). Global time and date of event 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 14:41:08 / March 15, 2020 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:41:08 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -175.6798 West, latitude -15.747 South, depth = 300.58 km. Id of earthquake: us70008c3x. Event ids that are associated: us70008c3x.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 207 km W of Hihifo, Tonga.
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