A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (175 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000bahi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bahi. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:27:24 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 15:27:24 / August 2, 2020 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 542.37 km (337 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.7941° West, latitude -20.3534° South, depth = 542.37 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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