A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 132 km SE of Neiafu, Tonga (82 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c6pj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6pj. Global time and date of event 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 05:53:45 / October 2, 2020 @ 5:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -173.0242° West, latitude -19.4225° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). The temblor was reported at 05:53:45 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 132 km SE of Neiafu, Tonga.
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