A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Hihifo in Tonga. Id of earthquake: us6000a5ld. Event ids that are associated: us6000a5ld. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 01:16:39 / June 4, 2020 @ 1:16 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:39 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -173.9751 West, latitude -15.8112 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hihifo. Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Hihifo (c. 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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