A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (75 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000biee. Event ids that are associated: us2000biee. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 14:36:04 / November 4, 2017 @ 2:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.1846 West, latitude -14.9941 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:36:04 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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