A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 296 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (184 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:07:16 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b3gv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3gv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 539.47 km (335 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9697° West, -20.4765° South, depth 539.47 km. Global time and date of event 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 23:07:16 / July 19, 2020 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 296 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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