A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km S of ‘Ohonua, Tonga (80 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 17:51:03 / July 2, 2020 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.0675 West, latitude -22.4862 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000ak55. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ak55. The temblor was picked up at 17:51:03 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 128 km S of ‘Ohonua, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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