A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 115 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga (71 miles). Unique identifier: us70005q64. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005q64. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:05 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -173.3522° West, -20.2435° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/19 / 2019-10-03 08:57:05 / October 3, 2019 @ 8:57 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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