A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 106 km W of Havelu, Tonga (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 17:29:49 / May 7, 2020 @ 5:29 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 430.16 km (267 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:29:49 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -176.2309 West, latitude -20.9919 South, depth = 430.16 km. Unique identifier: us70009g23. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009g23.
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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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