A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 99 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (62 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.46 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -173.468° West, -15.1092° South, depth 10.46 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:38:13 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000b3g8. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3g8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 08:38:13 / July 19, 2020 @ 8:38 am.
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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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