A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 124 km S of Hihifo, Tonga (77 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:01:38 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147.41 km (92 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 17:01:38 / January 11, 2021 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -173.9133 West, latitude -17.0694 South, depth = 147.41 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d7gy. Event ids that are associated: us6000d7gy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 km S of Hihifo, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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