A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (80 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -172.7682° West, -15.3655° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:53:36 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bn6r. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bn6r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/20 / 2020-09-14 19:53:36 / September 14, 2020 @ 7:53 pm.
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 128 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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