A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 113 kilometers (70 miles) from Neiafu in Tonga. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.84 km (26 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:32:57 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 07:32:57 / June 20, 2019 @ 7:32 am. Exact location of event, longitude -173.7151 West, latitude -17.6595 South, depth = 41.84 km. Id of earthquake: us600043jp. Event ids that are associated: pt19171000, us600043jp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 114 km (71 miles) from Neiafu (c. 4 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Neiafu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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