A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 282 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (175 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 13:01:49 / June 2, 2020 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 501.3 km (311 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:01:49 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000a4ci. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a4ci. Exact location, longitude -177.8507° West, latitude -20.5568° South, depth = 501.3 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 one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 282 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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