A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 587 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga (365 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9073° West, -24.1868° South, depth 506.79 km. Id of earthquake: us6000aa4b. Event ids that are associated: us6000aa4b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 03:09:16 / June 3, 2020 @ 3:09 am. The temblor was detected at 03:09:16 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 506.79 km (315 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 587 km SW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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