A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga (83 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:21:05 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600044qw. Event ids that are associated: us600044qw. Exact location, longitude -173.6645° West, latitude -21.1509° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 00:21:05 / June 23, 2019 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km E of `Ohonua, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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