A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (175 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 03:49:04 / November 28, 2020 @ 3:49 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cm58. Id of event: us7000cm58. Exact location, longitude -177.7491° West, latitude -20.2474° South, depth = 509.57 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 509.57 km (317 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:49:04 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 282 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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