A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 169 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (105 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 12:06:47 / June 28, 2020 @ 12:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:06:47 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000adpi. Id of event: us7000adpi. Exact location, longitude -172.4135° West, latitude -18.9999° South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 169 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga.
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