A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 105 kilometers (65 miles) from Hihifo in Tonga. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 15:52:45 / November 8, 2019 @ 3:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -172.81° West, -15.6579° South, depth 47.63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.63 km (30 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:52:45 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000697i. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000697i.
Epicenter of the event was 111 km (69 miles) from Hihifo (c. 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hihifo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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