A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 141 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga (88 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 17:12:01 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000alja. Unique identifier: us7000alja. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 17:12:01 / July 10, 2020 @ 5:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.2141 West, latitude -17.1659 South, depth = 132.62 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 132.62 km (82 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 141 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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