A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (78 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.57 km (115 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 11:36:23 / June 5, 2020 @ 11:36 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:36:23 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a6g4. Id of event: us6000a6g4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.6661 West, latitude -17.7245 South, depth = 184.57 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 125 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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