A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 132 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (82 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 09:48:23 / November 28, 2020 @ 9:48 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:48:23 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -172.6551° West, -15.4926° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000cm5p. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cm5p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. 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: 132 km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga.
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