A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 295 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (183 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:42:44 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 02:42:44 / October 1, 2020 @ 2:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 403.56 km (251 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6g4. Unique identifier: us6000c6g4. Exact location of earthquake, -177.8251° West, -20.1024° South, depth 403.56 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 295 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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