A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Neiafu in Tonga. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 21:30:48 / August 7, 2020 @ 9:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000be07. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be07. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -173.1486° West, -18.4621° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:30:48 / 9:30 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Neiafu (c. 4 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Neiafu (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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