A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, south of Tonga (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:11:43 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bele. Id of event: us6000bele. Exact location of earthquake, -175.8175° West, -24.3248° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 09:11:43 / August 14, 2020 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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