A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 164 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (102 miles). Global time and date of event 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 04:16:24 / July 20, 2020 @ 4:16 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000arfn. Unique identifier: us7000arfn. Exact location of event, longitude -174.8872 West, latitude -17.4447 South, depth = 256.19 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 256.19 km (159 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:16:24 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 164 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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