A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 131 kilometers (81 miles) from Neiafu in Tonga. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19308001, at00q0gv4p. Id of event: at00q0gv4p. A tsunami warning has been issued near Neiafu in Tonga (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.2° West, -18.4° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/19 / 2019-11-04 22:43:37 / November 4, 2019 @ 10:43 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:43:37 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 131 km (82 miles) from Neiafu (c. 4 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Neiafu. Close country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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