A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 237 km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga (147 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -171.7832 West, latitude -16.9605 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003f5p. Id of event: us70003f5p. The temblor was picked up at 04:32:21 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/19 / 2019-05-01 15:32:21 / May 1, 2019 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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