A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 241 km SSW of ‘Ohonua, Tonga (150 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:22:14 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 08:22:14 / February 7, 2021 @ 8:22 am. Exact location, longitude -175.5069° West, latitude -23.4527° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh20. Id of event: us6000dh20.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 241 km SSW of ‘Ohonua, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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