A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 114 km E of Neiafu, Tonga (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us700047hx. Ids that are associated to the event: us700047hx. The temblor was picked up at 10:26:01 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -172.8964° West, -18.6983° South. Global time and date of event 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 22:26:01 / June 29, 2019 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen 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.
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