A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 113 km SSE of Hihifo, Tonga (70 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:14:17 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 06:14:17 / June 10, 2017 @ 6:14 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mxs. Unique identifier: us20009mxs. Exact location of event, longitude -173.2894 West, latitude -16.8695 South, depth = 22.72 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.72 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 113 km SSE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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