A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 150 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga (93 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.167° West, -22.6759° South. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:02:27 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60005kzs. Unique identifier: us60005kzs. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/19 / 2019-09-19 16:02:27 / September 19, 2019 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 150 km S of `Ohonua, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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