A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Pangai in Tonga on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 11:29:26 / June 28, 2017 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 31.79 km, -173.9698° West, -20.4299° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.79 km (20 miles). Event id: us100096w4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096w4. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:29:26 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pangai. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Pangai (c. 1 700 pop).
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 nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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