A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km WSW of Hihifo, Tonga (70 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 289.91 km (180 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000afr8. Unique identifier: us7000afr8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:42:42 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 20:42:42 / June 24, 2020 @ 8:42 pm. Exact location, longitude -174.7707° West, latitude -16.3346° South, depth = 289.91 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 112 km WSW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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