A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 125 km E of Pangai, Tonga (78 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.1779 West, latitude -20.0354 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:20:55 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5k6. Id of event: us6000c5k6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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: 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 23:20:55 / October 4, 2020 @ 11:20 pm.
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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 125 km E of Pangai, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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