A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga (90 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us7000cd45. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cd45. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127.21 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 20:54:12 / November 10, 2020 @ 8:54 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -174.2617° West, -17.1855° South, depth 127.21 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:54:12 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter).
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 six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 145 km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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