A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 252 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga (157 miles). Unique identifier: us2000e0rd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0rd. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 23:40:21 / April 15, 2018 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:40:21 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -175.144° West, -23.6057° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 252 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga.
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