A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 142 km W of Havelu, Tonga (88 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bvbj. Unique identifier: us2000bvbj. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/17 / 2017-11-28 08:57:11 / November 28, 2017 @ 8:57 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 206.94 km (129 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -176.5676° West, latitude -20.9194° South, depth = 206.94 km. The temblor was detected at 20:57:11 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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