A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 209 km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga (130 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 20:01:13 / October 5, 2020 @ 8:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c72j. Id of event: us6000c72j. The temblor was detected at 20:01:13 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.0825 West, latitude -16.8684 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 209 km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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