A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (68 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 13:49:43 / August 28, 2020 @ 1:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bgkm. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgkm. Exact location of event, longitude -176.2116 West, latitude -20.8389 South, depth = 149.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:49:43 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.03 km (93 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 109 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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