A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 170 km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga (106 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:37:05 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 00:37:05 / November 30, 2020 @ 12:37 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cl0u. Id of event: us7000cl0u. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.819° West, -17.3302° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 170 km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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