A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 284 km SW of Vaini, Tonga (176 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:58:38 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.2901 West, latitude -22.8425 South, depth = 160.47 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8tj. Unique identifier: us6000c8tj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 13:58:38 / October 13, 2020 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 160.47 km (100 miles).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 284 km SW of Vaini, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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