A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 108 km N of Hihifo, Tonga (67 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:40 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000crp5. Event ids that are associated: us6000crp5. 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: 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 21:38:40 / November 19, 2020 @ 9:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.7775 West, latitude -14.9717 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 108 km N of Hihifo, Tonga.
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