A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of Tonga (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -175.417° West, -26.9631° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us2000j2kv. Event ids that are associated: us2000j2kv. The temblor was picked up at 05:00:37 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 17:00:37 / January 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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