A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 107 km ENE of `Ohonua, Tonga (66 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000973p. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000973p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 23:29:40 / July 5, 2017 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.053 West, latitude -20.8546 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 11:29:40 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 107 km ENE of `Ohonua, Tonga.
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