A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 135 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (84 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bahe. Unique identifier: us6000bahe. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:31:46 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 12:31:46 / August 2, 2020 @ 12:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -173.1484° West, -14.9054° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 135 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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