A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 137 km SW of Vaini, Tonga (85 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5xa. Id of event: us6000b5xa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 09:54:25 / July 22, 2020 @ 9:54 am. Exact location of event, depth 74.03 km, -176.0879° West, -22.0914° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 74.03 km (46 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:54:25 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km SW of Vaini, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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