A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Ohonua in Tonga. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.02 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aemu. Unique identifier: us7000aemu. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 20:22:14 / June 29, 2020 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:22:14 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -175.1559° West, latitude -22.066° South, depth = 25.02 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was ‘Ohonua (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from ‘Ohonua (c. 1 200 pop).
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. 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 twenty-seven 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. 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: 83 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga.
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