A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 134 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (83 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 22:33:05 / June 30, 2017 @ 10:33 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:33:05 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). 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 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us100097n2. Ids that are associated to the event: us100097n2. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -173.2989° West, -14.8147° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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