A earthquake magnitude 6.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Hihifo in Tonga. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.44° West, latitude -15.37° South, depth = 33 km. Id of earthquake: pt20312002. Event ids that are associated: pt20312002. The temblor was detected at 09:27:06 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 09:27:06 / November 7, 2020 @ 9:27 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Hihifo (c. 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hihifo. Country/countries that might be effected, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 75 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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