A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 170 km W of Pangai, Tonga (106 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 243.42 km (151 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 21:07:43 / December 1, 2020 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.9738 West, latitude -19.688 South, depth = 243.42 km. The temblor was reported at 21:07:43 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cltc. Id of event: us7000cltc.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 170 km W of Pangai, Tonga.
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