A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 183 km E of Hihifo, Tonga (114 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 11:29:51 / June 24, 2020 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000afqm. Id of event: us7000afqm. The temblor was detected at 11:29:51 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Exact location of earthquake, -172.0885° West, -16.0941° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 183 km E of Hihifo, Tonga.
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