A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 208 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (129 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us6000di29. Event ids that are associated: us6000di29. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 14:58:31 / February 9, 2021 @ 2:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:58:31 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -176.3022° West, latitude -19.425° South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 208 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga.
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