A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (73 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -174.8453° West, latitude -15.8698° South, depth = 267.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 267.7 km (166 miles). Unique identifier: us600043fs. Ids that are associated to the event: us600043fs. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 23:59:52 / June 19, 2019 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:59:52 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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