A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 222 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga (138 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -176.9087 West, latitude -22.3862 South, depth = 164.64 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6tl. Unique identifier: us6000c6tl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.64 km (102 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:49:15 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 22:49:15 / October 4, 2020 @ 10:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 222 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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