A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 108 km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga (67 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:59:19 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 14:59:19 / June 10, 2017 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 84.37 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009my3. Event ids that are associated: us20009my3. Exact location of earthquake, -174.1094° West, -15.0355° South, depth 84.37 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 108 km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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