A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga (93 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.17 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 11.17 km, -173.0273° West, -17.6474° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 22:24:34 / April 24, 2016 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:24:34 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005lgm. Unique identifier: us20005lgm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 150 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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