A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 138 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000b6t1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b6t1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.705 West, latitude -15.2875 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:21:19 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 14:21:19 / July 26, 2020 @ 2:21 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 138 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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