A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 148 km E of Pangai, Tonga (92 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 00:33:59 / February 10, 2016 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004z5g. Id of event: us20004z5g. The temblor was reported at 12:33:59 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -172.9342 West, latitude -19.6946 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 148 km E of Pangai, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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