A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 110 kilometers (68 miles) from `Ohonua in Tonga. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/19 / 2019-06-02 10:36:29 / June 2, 2019 @ 10:36 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:36:29 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -173.8934 West, latitude -21.2206 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70003ud5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003ud5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was ‘Ohonua. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 110 km (68 miles) from ‘Ohonua (c. 1 200 pop).
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 110 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.