A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, south of Tonga (0 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:56:19 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us7000dexi. Id of event: us7000dexi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 18:56:19 / March 2, 2021 @ 6:56 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -175.2365° West, -24.3091° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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