A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 108 km SE of `Ohonua, Tonga (67 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bs8n. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bs8n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 09:31:17 / November 21, 2017 @ 9:31 am. Exact location of event, longitude -174.3106 West, latitude -22.108 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 21:31:17 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 108 km SE of `Ohonua, Tonga.
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