A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 171 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga (106 miles). Exact location, longitude -172.6446° West, latitude -17.7778° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:04:15 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ec1. Unique identifier: us10007ec1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 05:04:15 / November 25, 2016 @ 5:04 am. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 171 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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