A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 147 km E of Pangai, Tonga (91 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 14:35:08 / April 25, 2017 @ 2:35 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -172.9556° West, latitude -19.9716° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:35:08 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008kp9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008kp9.
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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 147 km E of Pangai, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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