A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 403 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga (250 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 585.77 km (364 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:23:29 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 06:23:29 / May 29, 2020 @ 6:23 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1ja. Unique identifier: us6000a1ja. Exact location of event, longitude -179.0544 West, latitude -21.7637 South, depth = 585.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 nine and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 403 km W of Haveluloto, Tonga. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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