A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (88 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 08:24:06 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000cb8b. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cb8b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 236.03 km (147 miles). Exact location of event, depth 236.03 km, -176.5574° West, -20.9° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 08:24:06 / October 22, 2020 @ 8:24 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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