A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 294 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (183 miles). Global time and date of event 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 06:19:16 / February 20, 2021 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 562.74 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000ddkb. Event ids that are associated: us7000ddkb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:19:16 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6259 West, latitude -19.7659 South, depth = 562.74 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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