A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 207 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga (129 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 19:18:44 / October 31, 2019 @ 7:18 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -172.471° West, -17.459° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us700061qn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700061qn. The temblor was reported at 08:18:44 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 207 km NE of Neiafu, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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