A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 148 km W of Pangai, Tonga (92 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.7626 West, latitude -19.8525 South, depth = 208.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 208.1 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000a2wq. Event ids that are associated: us2000a2wq. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:36:51 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 16:36:51 / July 31, 2017 @ 4:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 148 km W of Pangai, Tonga.
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