Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
15-17 Jun 2019: Treasures of the Saronic Gulf - Saronic Gulf (Greece)
15-30 Jun 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
12-30 Aug 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
13-29 Aug 2019: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
14-17 Aug 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
1-19 Sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION on Wednesday, 3 September 2014
Date & time: Wed, 3 Sep 07:43:30 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.99°S / 173.44°W (Samoa)
Nearest volcano: West Mata (35 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 3 Sep 2014
Wed, 3 Sep 07:43 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmTonga IslandsGFZ
Wed, 3 Sep 07:43 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km107km NNE of Hihifo, TongaUSGS
Wed, 3 Sep 07:43 UTCM 5.5 / 20 kmSamoa IslandsGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 3 Sep 08:13 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 3 Sep 11:34 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]Samoa Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 9 Sep 2014
Tue, 9 Sep 18:44 UTCM 5.1 / 1 km - [info]Samoa Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 22 Sep 2014
Mon, 22 Sep 22:20 UTCM 4.6 / 39 km - [info] SAMOA ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 26 Sep 2014
Fri, 26 Sep 05:04 UTCM 4.6 / 38 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Thu, 16 Oct 09:24 UTCM 5.0 / 2 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 17 Oct 2014
Fri, 17 Oct 19:01 UTCM 4.8 / 20.4 km - [info]101km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Mon, 20 Oct 2014
Mon, 20 Oct 16:34 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 21 Oct 2014
Tue, 21 Oct 15:44 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 23 Oct 2014
Thu, 23 Oct 02:15 UTCM 5.2 / 49 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GeoAu
Mon, 27 Oct 2014
Mon, 27 Oct 02:11 UTCM 4.3 / 253 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Tue, 28 Oct 03:15 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 4 Nov 2014
Tue, 4 Nov 11:26 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]90km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 16 Nov 2014
Sun, 16 Nov 05:59 UTCM 4.8 / 25.6 km - [info]131km N of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 27 Dec 2014
Sat, 27 Dec 13:56 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: