A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 145 km WNW of Havelu, Tonga (90 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 229.72 km, -176.5607° West, -20.7763° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009fkg. Unique identifier: us70009fkg. Global time and date of event 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 20:10:35 / May 13, 2020 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 08:10:35 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 229.72 km (143 miles).
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 six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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