A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km SSE of Hihifo, Tonga (68 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us7000cfme. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cfme. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:24:48 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 16:24:48 / November 11, 2020 @ 4:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -173.2583 West, latitude -16.7931 South, depth = 32.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.02 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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