A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 268 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (167 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 492.11 km (306 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6237 West, latitude -20.2971 South, depth = 492.11 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 17:08:01 / February 15, 2021 @ 5:08 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000dhuk. Event ids that are associated: us6000dhuk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:08:01 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 268 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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