A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 273 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (170 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 16:09:10 / March 19, 2017 @ 4:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:09:10 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20008udq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008udq. The epicenter was at a depth of 385.43 km (239 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.628 West, latitude -18.6017 South, depth = 385.43 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 273 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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