A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 146 km SW of Vaini, Tonga (91 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.0769° West, latitude -22.2111° South, depth = 63 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:07:34 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000crzj. Event ids that are associated: us6000crzj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63 km (39 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 14:07:34 / November 24, 2020 @ 2:07 pm.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 146 km SW of Vaini, Tonga.
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