A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Pangai in Tonga on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 01:18:51 / February 8, 2021 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:18:51 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -173.4505° West, -19.9893° South. Event id: us6000dh2y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh2y.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pangai. Close country/countries that might be effected, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 96 km (60 miles) from Pangai (c. 1 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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