A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 198 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (123 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:36:31 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000b98d. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b98d. The epicenter was at a depth of 273.03 km (170 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.0691 West, latitude -19.0614 South, depth = 273.03 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 18:36:31 / July 29, 2020 @ 6:36 pm.
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 198 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga.
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