A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Hihifo in Tonga. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/06/20 / 2020-06-07 15:58:28 / June 7, 2020 @ 3:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:58:28 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.249 West, latitude -15.3527 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000aaqr. Unique identifier: us6000aaqr.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hihifo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Hihifo (c. 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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