A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 112 km NW of Hihifo, Tonga (70 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:07:33 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 09:07:33 / July 20, 2020 @ 9:07 am. 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 34.98 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000arhi. Unique identifier: us7000arhi. Exact location, longitude -174.5475° West, latitude -15.2422° South, depth = 34.98 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 112 km NW of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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