A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 267 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (166 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.7043° West, -20.554° South, depth 502.27 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 502.27 km (312 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000bclg. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bclg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 02:36:07 / August 18, 2020 @ 2:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:36:07 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 267 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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