A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 152 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (94 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.655° West, latitude -20.8809° South, depth = 257.85 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:17:05 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 17:17:05 / November 7, 2020 @ 5:17 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 257.85 km (160 miles). Event id: us7000cbv8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cbv8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 152 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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