A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 139 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (86 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us1000hxi1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hxi1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 17:09:06 / November 22, 2018 @ 5:09 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.0714 West, latitude -14.871 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 05:09:06 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 139 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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