A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 273 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga (170 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 15:41:21 / July 5, 2020 @ 3:41 pm. Event id: us7000al9x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000al9x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.812 West, latitude -20.7893 South, depth = 486.02 km. The temblor was detected at 15:41:21 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 486.02 km (302 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 273 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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