A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 208 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga (129 miles). Event id: us70003llj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003llj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -172.355° West, latitude -17.2635° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 13:07:01 / May 6, 2019 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:07:01 / 2:07 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 208 km SE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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