A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga (87 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us70007uvu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007uvu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:46:07 / 7:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -174.3085 West, latitude -22.4478 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 19:46:07 / February 22, 2020 @ 7:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 140 km SSE of `Ohonua, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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