A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 545 km WSW of Haveluloto, Tonga (339 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -179.9171° West, latitude -23.4225° South, depth = 556.96 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 556.96 km (346 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 03:40:27 / May 24, 2020 @ 3:40 am. The temblor was reported at 03:40:27 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a3ks. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a3ks. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 545 km WSW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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