A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 180 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga (112 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 278.24 km (173 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.9943° West, -17.1013° South, depth 278.24 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000djen. Unique identifier: us6000djen. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 03:39:38 / February 14, 2021 @ 3:39 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:39:38 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 180 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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