A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 126 km E of Hihifo, Tonga (78 miles). Event id: pt19312050. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19312050. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 09:41:16 / November 8, 2019 @ 9:41 am. Exact location, longitude -172.585° West, latitude -15.768° South, depth = 80.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:41:16 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 80.4 km (50 miles).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 126 km E of Hihifo, Tonga.
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