A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 185 km E of Pangai, Tonga (115 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600088v5. Id of event: us600088v5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 18:47:47 / March 3, 2020 @ 6:47 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -172.5822 West, latitude -19.8473 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:47:47 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 185 km E of Pangai, Tonga.
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