A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 280 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga (174 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 337.04 km (209 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9025 West, latitude -21.3543 South, depth = 337.04 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:32:30 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000deyl. Id of event: us6000deyl. Global time and date of event 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 22:32:30 / February 5, 2021 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT.
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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 280 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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