A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 141 km SE of Pangai, Tonga (88 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000ab62. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ab62. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:07:23 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -173.4709 West, latitude -20.7831 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/06/20 / 2020-06-13 06:07:23 / June 13, 2020 @ 6:07 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 141 km SE of Pangai, Tonga.
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