A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (69 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:03:48 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 16:03:48 / August 16, 2020 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000bib5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bib5. Exact location, longitude -173.5263° West, latitude -14.9774° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 111 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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