A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 264 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (164 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 546.44 km (340 miles). Exact location of event, depth 546.44 km, -177.4653° West, -20.0534° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000csj2. Id of event: us6000csj2. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:13:42 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 11:13:42 / November 22, 2020 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 264 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga.
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