A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 103 km SSE of ‘Ohonua, Tonga (64 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 10:15:02 / August 2, 2020 @ 10:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.688° West, -22.2312° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:15:02 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bah8. Unique identifier: us6000bah8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 103 km SSE of ‘Ohonua, Tonga.
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