A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 136 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (85 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/05/19 / 2019-05-31 14:39:07 / May 31, 2019 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70003tpx. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003tpx. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:39:07 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.5451 West, latitude -15.5423 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty 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. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 136 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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