A earthquake with magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km WNW of Hihifo, Tonga (98 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:04:47 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: pt19340000. Event ids that are associated: pt19340000. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 13:04:47 / December 6, 2019 @ 1:04 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -175.021 West, latitude -15.217 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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