A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SE of Pangai, Tonga (79 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 23:36:38 / July 1, 2019 @ 11:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -173.4869° West, -20.6097° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700048gv. Unique identifier: us700048gv. The temblor was detected at 11:36:38 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 127 km SE of Pangai, Tonga.
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