A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 133 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (83 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a2vi. Id of event: us6000a2vi. 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 199.75 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 22:36:59 / May 30, 2020 @ 10:36 pm. Exact location, longitude -175.4291° West, latitude -19.1627° South, depth = 199.75 km. The temblor was reported at 22:36:59 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter).
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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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