A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 278 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (173 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.7359° West, latitude -20.307° South, depth = 558.38 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ala0. Event ids that are associated: us7000ala0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/07/20 / 2020-07-05 16:29:07 / July 5, 2020 @ 4:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 558.38 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:29:07 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 278 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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