A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 100 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga (62 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 105.53 km (66 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.9483 West, latitude -21.7431 South, depth = 105.53 km. The temblor was detected at 14:56:11 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 14:56:11 / August 2, 2020 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000bahv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bahv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 100 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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