A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Hihifo in Tonga. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bg1f. Id of event: us6000bg1f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.9109 West, latitude -15.3983 South, depth = 103.58 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 14:08:35 / August 11, 2020 @ 2:08 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:08:35 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.58 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Hihifo (c. 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hihifo.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 62 km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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