A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 335 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga (208 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 23:25:42 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 23:25:42 / May 31, 2020 @ 11:25 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.76 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000a3cn. Event ids that are associated: us6000a3cn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -176.6378° West, -23.9251° South, depth 118.76 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 335 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga.
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