A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 178 km SSE of ‘Ohonua, Tonga (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -174.5737° West, -22.9107° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 22:38:12 / February 15, 2021 @ 10:38 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:38:12 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000djh2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djh2.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 178 km SSE of ‘Ohonua, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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