A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 185 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga (115 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 01:30:53 / September 24, 2020 @ 1:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:30:53 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c0dh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c0dh. Exact location of event, depth 94.49 km, -176.587° West, -22.2255° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 94.49 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 185 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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