A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 260 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (162 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -177.6044° West, latitude -20.4672° South, depth = 520.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 14:19:39 / July 6, 2020 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:19:39 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ais3. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ais3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 520.09 km (323 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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