A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, south of Tonga (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.3253° West, -24.3093° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 18:07:08 / August 16, 2020 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000bib7. Event ids that are associated: us6000bib7. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:07:08 / 6:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of Tonga.
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