A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 125 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (78 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -175.4024° West, -19.2759° South, depth 247.14 km. The temblor was reported at 22:53:02 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 247.14 km (154 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bi7a. Unique identifier: us7000bi7a. 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: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 22:53:02 / September 4, 2020 @ 10:53 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 125 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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