A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 297 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (185 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 557.84 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 20:12:19 / October 10, 2020 @ 8:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7dg. Unique identifier: us6000c7dg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6017° West, -19.6875° South, depth 557.84 km. The temblor was detected at 20:12:19 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 297 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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