A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga (70 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 9.24 km, -173.1944° West, -15.106° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:50:43 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b22t. Id of event: us6000b22t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.24 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 17:50:43 / July 22, 2020 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 113 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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