A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 665 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga (413 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a0yn. Unique identifier: us6000a0yn. The epicenter was at a depth of 530.94 km (330 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:10:23 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.6124° East, latitude -24.7881° South, depth = 530.94 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 02:10:23 / May 20, 2020 @ 2:10 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 665 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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