A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 125 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (78 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 242.06 km (150 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -175.4199 West, latitude -19.3093 South, depth = 242.06 km. Unique identifier: us7000dgy9. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgy9. The temblor was reported at 21:18:21 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 21:18:21 / March 7, 2021 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT.
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 twenty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 125 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga.
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