A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 112 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b7wf. Event ids that are associated: us6000b7wf. Exact location, longitude -173.1507° West, latitude -15.1479° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 08:37:22 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:37:22 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 NE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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