A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 180 km WNW of Hihifo, Tonga (112 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 09:18:34 / July 20, 2020 @ 9:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -175.2256° West, -15.0963° South, depth 48.44 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:18:34 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.44 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000arhr. Event ids that are associated: us7000arhr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty 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.
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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. 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: 180 km WNW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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