A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 209 km NW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga (130 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009pmr. Event ids that are associated: us20009pmr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 17:42:30 / June 25, 2017 @ 5:42 pm. 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 38.27 km (24 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.4629 West, latitude -19.6664 South, depth = 38.27 km. The temblor was detected at 05:42:30 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 209 km NW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga.
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