A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 108 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -174.7291° West, -17.9706° South, depth 65.4 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:57:15 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmku. Id of event: us7000cmku. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.4 km (41 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 00:57:15 / November 30, 2020 @ 12:57 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 108 km NW of Neiafu, Tonga.
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