A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 142 km NW of Pangai, Tonga (88 miles). Event id: us7000bpuj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpuj. 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: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 19:46:08 / September 15, 2020 @ 7:46 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 171.93 km (107 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -175.3653° West, -18.9624° South, depth 171.93 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:46:08 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 142 km NW of Pangai, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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