A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (83 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.4665 West, latitude -14.7631 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bn96. Unique identifier: us2000bn96. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:03:08 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 11:03:08 / November 4, 2017 @ 11:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 134 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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