A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 153 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga (95 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -174.7316 West, latitude -17.0114 South, depth = 74.68 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 23:56:59 / November 29, 2020 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cl0j. Id of event: us7000cl0j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.68 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:56:59 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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