A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 240 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (149 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 14:40:01 / September 28, 2020 @ 2:40 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c4qv. Event ids that are associated: us6000c4qv. The temblor was picked up at 14:40:01 / 2:40 pm (local time epicenter). 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 354.03 km (220 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.0433 West, latitude -16.0654 South, depth = 354.03 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 240 km W of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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