A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 108 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -173.9103° West, latitude -21.439° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:51:25 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100095hb. Ids that are associated to the event: us100095hb. Global time and date of event 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 12:51:25 / June 30, 2017 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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