A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 222 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (138 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 19:13:49 / February 8, 2021 @ 7:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.2949 West, latitude -20.7009 South, depth = 324.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dh3p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dh3p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 324.4 km (202 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:13:49 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 222 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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