A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from ‘Ohonua in Tonga. Unique identifier: us7000dex0. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dex0. Exact location of event, longitude -174.1546 West, latitude -21.1753 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 22:52:14 / February 25, 2021 @ 10:52 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:52:14 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from ‘Ohonua (c. 1 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was ‘Ohonua.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 84 km ENE of ‘Ohonua, Tonga.
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