A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 242 km WSW of Haveluloto, Tonga (150 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:29:00 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.75 km (139 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c71n. Event ids that are associated: us6000c71n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 01:29:00 / October 5, 2020 @ 1:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 223.75 km, -177.1708° West, -22.3603° South. 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. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 242 km WSW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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