A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 129 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga (80 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cket. Id of event: us7000cket. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.0923 West, latitude -15.0065 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 16:14:28 / November 25, 2020 @ 4:14 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:14:28 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 129 km NE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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