A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 199 km E of Hihifo, Tonga (124 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:56:54 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ae74. Id of event: us7000ae74. Global time and date of event 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 08:56:54 / June 29, 2020 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -171.9372 West, latitude -15.8938 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 199 km E of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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