A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 100 kilometers (62 miles) from `Ohonua in Tonga. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 22:00:10 / October 14, 2019 @ 10:00 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:00:10 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.9835 West, latitude -21.3263 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005u77. Event ids that are associated: us70005u77.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was ‘Ohonua. The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from ‘Ohonua (c. 1 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Tonga (c. 123 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty 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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