A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 143 km SE of Pangai, Tonga (89 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.233 West, latitude -20.557 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 01:29:48 / June 15, 2020 @ 1:29 am. Unique identifier: us6000aby0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aby0. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:29:48 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 143 km SE of Pangai, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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