A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 259 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (161 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 14:19:13 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 491.52 km (305 miles). Event id: us7000bhul. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhul. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 14:19:13 / September 1, 2020 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5237 West, latitude -20.2664 South, depth = 491.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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