A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 149 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga (93 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008adh. Unique identifier: us60008adh. The temblor was picked up at 05:14:29 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 90.63 km (56 miles). Exact location of event, depth 90.63 km, -174.5241° West, -17.0727° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 17:14:29 / February 29, 2020 @ 5:14 pm UTC/GMT.
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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 149 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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