A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (74 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 23:37:52 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 11:37:52 / June 23, 2019 @ 11:37 am. Id of earthquake: us600044uf. Event ids that are associated: us600044uf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -173.4203° West, latitude -14.922° South, depth = 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 119 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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