A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (83 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 223.87 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 12:26:33 / September 2, 2020 @ 12:26 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:26:33 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 223.87 km, -175.5998° West, -19.5116° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bjnf. Id of event: us7000bjnf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 134 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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