A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 208 km SW of Ohonua, Tonga (129 miles). Exact location of event, depth 70.18 km, -176.1115° West, -22.8735° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 15:53:54 / May 24, 2020 @ 3:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a3lc. Unique identifier: us6000a3lc. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:53:54 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 70.18 km (44 miles).
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 five and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 208 km SW of Ohonua, Tonga.
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