A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 193 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga (120 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 00:22:33 / November 5, 2016 @ 12:22 am. The temblor was detected at 12:22:33 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076uz. Id of event: us100076uz. Exact location, longitude -174.393° West, latitude -23.0034° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 193 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga.
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