A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km SE of `Ohonua, Tonga (96 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 16:43:05 / May 4, 2020 @ 4:43 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:43:05 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.84 km, -174.0371° West, -22.4489° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.84 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us700099x6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099x6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 155 km SE of `Ohonua, Tonga.
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