A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 292 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga (181 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 04:02:13 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 505.95 km (314 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c7sd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7sd. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9871 West, latitude -20.6976 South, depth = 505.95 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 04:02:13 / October 7, 2020 @ 4:02 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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