A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 280 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga (174 miles). Unique identifier: us7000dhxm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhxm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 20:12:37 / March 10, 2021 @ 8:12 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:12:37 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 488.06 km (303 miles). Exact location of event, depth 488.06 km, -177.6736° West, -20.133° South.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 280 km WNW of Haveluloto, Tonga. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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