A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 124 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (77 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ce9m. Unique identifier: us7000ce9m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:55 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.9188 West, latitude -17.9622 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 19:26:55 / November 9, 2020 @ 7:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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