A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported Tonga region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly 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). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.8045° West, -23.9539° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h8ry. Id of event: us2000h8ry. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 16:05:46 / September 5, 2018 @ 4:05 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:05:46 / 4:05 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 thirty-one 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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