A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (88 miles) on Tuesday. 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: us10006nzg. Id of event: us10006nzg. Global time and date of event 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 13:41:32 / September 6, 2016 @ 1:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 221.97 km, -175.6115° West, -19.3345° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 221.97 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:41:32 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 142 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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