A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 261 km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga (162 miles). 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). Global time and date of event 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 09:38:04 / June 4, 2019 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70003v7q. Event ids that are associated: us70003v7q. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -171.8116° West, -17.5213° South. The temblor was reported at 22:38:04 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 261 km ENE of Neiafu, Tonga.
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