A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 138 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga (86 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c36d. Id of event: us6000c36d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:38:23 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 16:38:23 / September 24, 2020 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 212.67 km (132 miles). Exact location of event, depth 212.67 km, -174.614° West, -16.9249° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 138 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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