A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 120 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga (75 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.0522° West, latitude -15.142° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:07:12 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ailt. Event ids that are associated: us7000ailt. Global time and date of event 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 08:07:12 / July 6, 2020 @ 8:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 120 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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