A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 215 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (134 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/20 / 2020-05-26 00:07:43 / May 26, 2020 @ 12:07 am. Exact location of event, depth 362.08 km, -175.8057° West, -16.0752° South. Unique identifier: us6000a4ia. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a4ia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 362.08 km (225 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:07:43 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 215 km W of Hihifo, Tonga.
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