A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 134 km SE of Pangai, Tonga (83 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006tk0. Unique identifier: us10006tk0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/16 / 2016-09-28 16:31:29 / September 28, 2016 @ 4:31 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:31:29 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -173.5164° West, -20.7309° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 134 km SE of Pangai, Tonga.
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