A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 231 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (144 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.3098° West, latitude -20.4514° South, depth = 495.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:13:41 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 15:13:41 / June 30, 2020 @ 3:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 495.88 km (308 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000ajch. Event ids that are associated: us7000ajch.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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