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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 129km NW of Neiafu, Tonga

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 139km NW of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 11 May 2013

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - 139km NW of Neiafu, Tonga on Saturday, 11 May 2013
Date & time: Sat, 11 May 20:46:56 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sun, 12 May 2013 09:46
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 205.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.9442°S / 175.075°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Fonualei (71 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 11 May 2013
Sat, 11 May 20:46 UTCM 6.4 / 200 km TONGAEMSC
Sat, 11 May 20:46 UTCM 6.2 / 217 kmTonga IslandsGFZ
Sat, 11 May 20:46 UTCM 6.5 / 172 kmTonga IslandsGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Narahenpita , Sri Lanka (11833.7 km W from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 14 May 2013
Tue, 14 May 00:08 UTCM 4.9 / 201.9 km - [info]136km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 14 May 21:31 UTCM 4.9 / 7.1 km - [info]56km E of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Wed, 22 May 2013
Wed, 22 May 19:20 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]5.4 TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 16 Jun 2013
Sun, 16 Jun 01:33 UTCM 4.6 / 53.3 km - [info]113km S of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 18 Jun 2013
Tue, 18 Jun 23:38 UTCM 4.4 / 80 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 4 Jul 2013
Thu, 4 Jul 11:14 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info]5.8 TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 4 Aug 18:48 UTCM 4.5 / 158 km - [info]4.5 TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 6 Aug 2013
Tue, 6 Aug 22:45 UTCM 4.7 / 22.3 km - [info]110km NNE of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Fri, 1 Nov 2013
Fri, 1 Nov 22:43 UTCM 4.7 / 306.3 km - [info]276km W of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 3 Nov 2013
Sun, 3 Nov 17:10 UTCM 5.1 / 213.9 km - [info]154km W of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 14 Nov 2013
Thu, 14 Nov 14:15 UTCM 4.6 / 9.5 km - [info]259km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 23 Nov 2013
Sat, 23 Nov 07:48 UTCM 6.5 / 377.1 km - [info]Fiji region[Map]USGS
Thu, 5 Dec 2013
Thu, 5 Dec 18:00 UTCM 4.8 / 59.4 km - [info]113km N of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 8 Dec 2013
Sun, 8 Dec 11:26 UTCM 5.0 / 87.1 km - [info]64km WSW of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Fri, 13 Dec 2013
Fri, 13 Dec 01:54 UTCM 4.6 / 346.2 km - [info]Fiji region[Map]USGS
Sat, 14 Dec 2013
Sat, 14 Dec 10:00 UTCM 4.3 / 341.6 km - [info]Fiji region[Map]USGS
Wed, 25 Dec 2013
Wed, 25 Dec 00:50 UTCM 4.7 / 332.3 km - [info]271km W of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 28 Dec 2013
Sat, 28 Dec 19:06 UTCM 5.9 / 100.5 km - [info]67km NW of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS

 

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