A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 171 km E of Hihifo, Tonga (106 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 17:23:39 / December 22, 2020 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000d5hv. Event ids that are associated: us6000d5hv. 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 498.91 km (310 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.218 West, latitude -16.2309 South, depth = 498.91 km. The temblor was detected at 17:23:39 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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