A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 204 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga (127 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.4622 West, latitude -20.2751 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 12:35:23 / October 31, 2020 @ 12:35 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:23 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cavh. Id of event: us7000cavh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel the quake?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 204 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.