A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km WSW of Haveluloto, Tonga (71 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 176.69 km (110 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.2631 West, latitude -21.4926 South, depth = 176.69 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:26:53 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 17:26:53 / June 30, 2020 @ 5:26 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000afas. Unique identifier: us7000afas.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 115 km WSW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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