A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 146 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (91 miles). Unique identifier: us700091sr. Ids that are associated to the event: us700091sr. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -172.6914° West, -19.1451° South. The temblor was reported at 02:49:10 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 14:49:10 / April 15, 2020 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 146 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga.
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