A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 265 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga (165 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 18:14:35 / October 12, 2020 @ 6:14 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:14:35 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c8sz. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8sz. Exact location of event, depth 534.36 km, -177.763° West, -20.9463° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 534.36 km (332 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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