A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 168 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga (104 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 09:32:36 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000j3kk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j3kk. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.2464° West, -22.7022° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 21:32:36 / January 13, 2019 @ 9:32 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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 quakes in the world.
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