A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 817 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga (508 miles). Event id: us70009nar. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nar. The temblor was reported at 22:53:37 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 22:53:37 / May 16, 2020 @ 10:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.47 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, depth 39.47 km, -177.1527° West, -28.4313° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 817 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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