A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 140 km ENE of ‘Ohonua, Tonga (87 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 21:35:01 / February 21, 2021 @ 9:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 51.68 km (32 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:35:01 / 9:35 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: us6000djy9. Event ids that are associated: us6000djy9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.6744 West, latitude -20.9188 South, depth = 51.68 km.
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 two, 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.
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