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M5.7 earthquake - 57km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga, Sunday, 27 January 2013 at 09:59 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 57km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga on Sunday, 27 January 2013

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - 57km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga on Sunday, 27 January 2013
Date & time: Sun, 27 Jan 09:59:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 27 Jan 2013 22:59
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 8.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.1052°S / 173.24°W
Nearest volcano: Tafahi (56 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 27 Jan
Sun, 27 Jan 09:59 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 27 Jan 09:59 UTCM 5.7 / 35 kmTonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 27 Jan 09:59 UTCM 5.8Tonga Islands[Map]GeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 6 Feb
Wed, 6 Feb 08:04 UTCM 5.0 / 34 km - [info] (160 km)SAMOA ISLANDS REGION[Map]USGS
Thu, 7 Feb
Thu, 7 Feb 07:19 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info] (57 km) TONGA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 7 Feb 07:19 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (57 km)76km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 14 Feb
Thu, 14 Feb 17:03 UTCM 4.6 / 145.6 km - [info] (44 km)41km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 19 Mar
Tue, 19 Mar 18:36 UTCM 5.4 / 20.1 km - [info] (256 km)254km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 23 Mar
Sat, 23 Mar 16:58 UTCM 4.7 / 24.9 km - [info] (112 km)101km SSE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Mon, 25 Mar
Mon, 25 Mar 05:25 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (218 km)216km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Mon, 25 Mar 05:25 UTCM 5.4 / 15 km - [info] (244 km)Samoa Islands region
[Map]
GeoAu
Fri, 5 Apr
Fri, 5 Apr 13:12 UTCM 5.0 / 40.6 km - [info] (130 km)152km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 14 May
Tue, 14 May 02:50 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (99 km)4.5 TONGA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 22 May
Wed, 22 May 03:43 UTCM 4.6 / 10.1 km - [info] (94 km)86km SE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 16 Jun
Sun, 16 Jun 01:33 UTCM 4.6 / 53.3 km - [info] (125 km)113km S of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 21 Jun
Fri, 21 Jun 14:08 UTCM 4.9 / 24.7 km - [info] (62 km)86km NE of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 22 Jun
Sat, 22 Jun 16:42 UTCM 4.8 / 38 km - [info]West Mata (26 km) - Tonga, Tonga IslandsTonga Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 2 Jul
Tue, 2 Jul 09:38 UTCM 5.6 / 42.8 km - [info]Tafahi (10 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands17km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 10 Jul
Wed, 10 Jul 02:52 UTCM 4.5 / 53 km - [info]Tafahi (7 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands7km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Mon, 15 Jul
Mon, 15 Jul 13:59 UTCM 5.8 / 15.6 km - [info] (64 km)93km NE of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 27 Jul
Sat, 27 Jul 16:03 UTCM 4.8 / 32.9 km - [info] (70 km)92km NE of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 1 Aug
Thu, 1 Aug 20:01 UTCM 5.8 / 17 km - [info] (39 km)80km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Apia, Samoa / MMI IV (Light shaking): I work on the fifth floor of a government office building. It was the first time I had felt an earthquake that noticeable in quite a while, ie. since the 2009 earthquake and tsunami... was a bit unsure whether to head downstairs to groundfloor or stay put,nevertheless, I was glad that it was a mild one and there was no need for panic or evacuation.
Apia, Samoa / MMI IV (Light shaking): We heard a muffled noise or groan (like underground dynamite igniting) to be followed by a tremor a brief pause and then a second. We actually thought the second tremor would be a big earthquake having heard the initial noise. It felt quite close even though we often get earthquakes from this region.
Wed, 14 Aug
Wed, 14 Aug 07:59 UTCM 5.0 / 61.8 km - [info]Tafahi (69 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands58km SSE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Fri, 16 Aug
Fri, 16 Aug 05:17 UTCM 4.9 / 23 km - [info] (38 km)93km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 18 Aug
Sun, 18 Aug 20:43 UTCM 4.7 / 9.3 km - [info] (75 km)117km NE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 7 Sep
Sat, 7 Sep 16:39 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]West Mata (25 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands85km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Thu, 19 Sep
Thu, 19 Sep 15:28 UTCM 4.7 / 255.1 km - [info] (77 km)105km W of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 28 Sep
Sat, 28 Sep 11:13 UTCM 5.7 / 51.9 km - [info] (76 km)63km SSW of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 22 Oct
Tue, 22 Oct 03:36 UTCM 4.6 / 83.7 km - [info] (41 km)29km SW of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 25 Oct
Fri, 25 Oct 03:21 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (93 km)81km S of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 5 Nov
Tue, 5 Nov 18:17 UTCM 5.0 / 290.8 km - [info] (80 km)153km WNW of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 23 Nov
Sat, 23 Nov 08:51 UTCM 4.6 / 9.9 km - [info]Tafahi (109 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands107km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 5 Dec
Thu, 5 Dec 06:44 UTCM 5.1 / 52 km - [info]Tafahi (53 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands5.1 TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 31 Dec
Tue, 31 Dec 08:36 UTCM 5.1 / 23.4 km - [info] (88 km)101km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS

 

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