A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 175 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga (109 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -172.752° West, -17.5905° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/19 / 2019-10-24 10:50:14 / October 24, 2019 @ 10:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:50:14 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000624a. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19297000, us6000624a. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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