A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 944 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga (587 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:00:42 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000a1td. Event ids that are associated: us6000a1td. Global time and date of event 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 21:00:42 / May 22, 2020 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 170.87 km, -179.0928° West, -28.9843° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 170.87 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 944 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga.
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