A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 244 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (152 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:31:26 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:31 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6gc. Unique identifier: us6000c6gc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -176.5227° West, -19.0235° South, depth 226.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 226.64 km (141 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:31:26 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 244 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga.
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