A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes Tonga (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.4033 West, latitude -16.8845 South, depth = 328.42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 328.42 km (204 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:34:15 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 22:34:15 / March 22, 2020 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70008e90. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008e90.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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