A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported south of Tonga (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 20:14:11 / February 27, 2021 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -174.8773° West, -24.6192° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000de7t. Id of event: us7000de7t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:14:11 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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