A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 293 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (182 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 544.64 km (338 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:31:28 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6544° West, -19.8368° South, depth 544.64 km. Unique identifier: us7000bjnk. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjnk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 13:31:28 / September 2, 2020 @ 1:31 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 293 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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