A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga (73 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -173.8296 West, latitude -21.1458 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us6000409t. Id of event: us6000409t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/06/19 / 2019-06-13 07:33:58 / June 13, 2019 @ 7:33 am. The temblor was reported at 19:33:58 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 118 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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