A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 100 km E of Pangai, Tonga (62 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009lak. Unique identifier: us20009lak. The temblor was detected at 10:44:23 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.4018 West, latitude -19.6468 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 22:44:23 / June 1, 2017 @ 10:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 100 km E of Pangai, Tonga.
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