A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 408 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga (254 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 87.56 km (54 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.5918 West, latitude -24.6983 South, depth = 87.56 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 09:31:36 / June 3, 2020 @ 9:31 am. Id of earthquake: us6000a532. Event ids that are associated: us6000a532. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:36 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 408 km SSW of Ohonua, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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