A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 113 km SSE of Pangai, Tonga (70 miles). Exact location, longitude -173.8936° West, latitude -20.734° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000469v. Unique identifier: us7000469v. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/19 / 2019-06-27 20:58:24 / June 27, 2019 @ 8:58 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:58:24 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km SSE of Pangai, Tonga.
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