A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 143 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000ddmm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddmm. Exact location, longitude -172.7766° West, latitude -19.2485° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 10:17:18 / February 21, 2021 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:17:18 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 143 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga.
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