A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 142 km ESE of Pangai, Tonga (88 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008sf4. Id of event: us20008sf4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 06:30:42 / March 16, 2017 @ 6:30 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -173.1111° West, -20.3361° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:30:42 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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