A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 189 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga (117 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 18:16:04 / March 24, 2017 @ 6:16 pm. Event id: us10008dil. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dil. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:16:04 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -172.6156° West, -20.2855° South.
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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 189 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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