A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 107 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga (66 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:42:21 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us600089as. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089as. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.7319° West, -22.2824° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 06:42:21 / February 25, 2020 @ 6:42 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 107 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga.
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