A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 277 km NW of Haveluloto, Tonga (172 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.4314 West, latitude -19.7623 South, depth = 405.26 km. The temblor was detected at 03:45:40 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 03:45:40 / November 10, 2020 @ 3:45 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cegy. Id of event: us7000cegy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 405.26 km (252 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 277 km NW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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