A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 147 km NW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga (91 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 257.16 km (160 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 11:24:30 / November 9, 2019 @ 11:24 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600069nz. Id of event: us600069nz. Exact location, longitude -176.2949° West, latitude -20.2913° South, depth = 257.16 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 23:24:30 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 147 km NW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga.
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