A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 116 km SSE of Pangai, Tonga (72 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 11:47:47 / November 30, 2017 @ 11:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bjab. Id of event: us1000bjab. Exact location of earthquake, -173.8116° West, -20.7242° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:47:47 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 116 km SSE of Pangai, Tonga.
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