A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga (64 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:16:14 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -173.4258° West, -20.1258° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 07:16:14 / November 25, 2017 @ 7:16 am. Event id: us2000bu9a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bu9a.
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 103 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga.
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