A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 143 km ENE of `Ohonua, Tonga (89 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -173.6269° West, -20.9469° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us1000bjg3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bjg3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 17:57:59 / November 30, 2017 @ 5:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:57:59 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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