A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of Tonga (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us2000j39c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j39c. Global time and date of event 12/01/19 / 2019-01-12 06:03:42 / January 12, 2019 @ 6:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:03:42 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.8649 West, latitude -26.8127 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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