A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 281 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (175 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:22:12 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 19:22:12 / February 9, 2021 @ 7:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.8154° West, latitude -20.4739° South, depth = 501.22 km. 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 501.22 km (311 miles). Unique identifier: us6000di2h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000di2h.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 281 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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