A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 236 km W of Hihifo, Tonga (147 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 343.33 km (213 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:13:59 / 5:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/19 / 2019-11-14 05:13:59 / November 14, 2019 @ 5:13 am. Id of earthquake: us70006b3a. Event ids that are associated: us70006b3a. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.9459 West, latitude -16.1524 South, depth = 343.33 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 236 km W of Hihifo, Tonga.
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