A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 165 km E of Pangai, Tonga (103 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:10:26 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 13:10:26 / June 18, 2020 @ 1:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aaxf. Unique identifier: us7000aaxf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.7858 West, latitude -19.6548 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 165 km E of Pangai, Tonga.
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