A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 128 km ESE of Neiafu, Tonga (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnkq. Id of event: us7000cnkq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:41:25 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 06:41:25 / December 6, 2020 @ 6:41 am. Exact location, longitude -172.7932° West, latitude -18.9151° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six 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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