A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 127 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (79 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 230.46 km (143 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -175.4488° West, -19.3004° South, depth 230.46 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 22:54:29 / April 26, 2016 @ 10:54 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005e25. Id of event: us10005e25. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:54:29 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 127 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga.
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