A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 101 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.4133 West, latitude -15.092 South, depth = 24.05 km. The temblor was detected at 03:54:28 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.05 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 15:54:28 / November 13, 2017 @ 3:54 pm. Event id: us2000bmp4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bmp4.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 101 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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