A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 138 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (86 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 19:48:11 / September 22, 2020 @ 7:48 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c18e. Id of event: us6000c18e. The temblor was detected at 19:48:11 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -175.6273 West, latitude -19.4678 South, depth = 493.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 493.6 km (307 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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