A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 107 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga (66 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.3627° West, latitude -15.0766° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 12:21:46 / November 5, 2020 @ 12:21 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:21:46 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ccvw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ccvw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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