A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 256 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (159 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 22:45:29 / August 2, 2020 @ 10:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 375.12 km (233 miles). Exact location of event, depth 375.12 km, -176.1889° West, -16.1544° South. The temblor was picked up at 22:45:29 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bai0. Id of event: us6000bai0.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourteen 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.
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