A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 133 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (83 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:13:38 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.705 West, latitude -15.3809 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000ap14. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ap14. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 10:13:38 / July 8, 2020 @ 10:13 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 133 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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