A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 120 km SE of Pangai, Tonga (75 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -173.6122° West, -20.6537° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 14:55:19 / September 6, 2020 @ 2:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000biy6. Event ids that are associated: us7000biy6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:55:19 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 120 km SE of Pangai, Tonga.
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