A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga (88 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.94 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70007n1t. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007n1t. Global time and date of event 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 10:21:48 / February 11, 2020 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:21:48 / 10:21 pm (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, -174.3156° West, -22.4623° South, depth 55.94 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 141 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga.
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