A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 144 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga (89 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 154 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 02:25:06 / February 7, 2021 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:25:06 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000df96. Unique identifier: us6000df96. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.3459 West, latitude -17.1476 South, depth = 154 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 144 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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