A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 146 km W of Neiafu, Tonga (91 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 05:44:35 / November 14, 2017 @ 5:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 239.86 km (149 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000bn43. Event ids that are associated: us2000bn43. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.3676 West, latitude -18.5233 South, depth = 239.86 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:44:35 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 146 km W of Neiafu, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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