A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 254 km NW of Alofi, Niue (158 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -171.8091° West, -17.6389° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/19 / 2019-06-06 08:04:26 / June 6, 2019 @ 8:04 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003w87. Id of event: us70003w87. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:04:26 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 254 km NW of Alofi, Niue. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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