A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 269 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (167 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -177.7137° West, latitude -20.5141° South, depth = 498.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:27:10 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 498.95 km (310 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 02:27:10 / October 31, 2020 @ 2:27 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cav1. Id of event: us7000cav1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 269 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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