A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 290 km WSW of Haveluloto, Tonga (180 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:19:32 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 377.26 km (234 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9452° West, -21.7564° South, depth 377.26 km. Unique identifier: us7000c8ln. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c8ln. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 10:19:32 / October 31, 2020 @ 10:19 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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