A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Hihifo in Tonga. Event id: us7000cg6v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cg6v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.2372 West, latitude -16.5144 South, depth = 110.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.43 km (69 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:15:35 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 07:15:35 / November 13, 2020 @ 7:15 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hihifo. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Hihifo (c. 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 77 km SW of Hihifo, Tonga.
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