A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 127 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (79 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000erkn. Id of event: us1000erkn. The temblor was detected at 03:50:29 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.2903° West, latitude -14.8866° South, depth = 23.91 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.91 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/06/18 / 2018-06-11 15:50:29 / June 11, 2018 @ 3:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 127 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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