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Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - 99km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga on Monday, 30 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 99km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga on Monday, 30 March 2015

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - 99km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga on Monday, 30 March 2015
Mar 30 10:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.5 km.
Date & time: Monday, 30 March 2015 08:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, March 29, 2015 20:48:26
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 15.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.5149°S / 172.9402°W (Samoa)
Nearest volcano: Curacoa (81 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
Mon, 30 Mar 2015
Mon, 30 Mar 08:48 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmTonga IslandsGFZ
Mon, 30 Mar 08:48 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmTONGAEMSC
Mon, 30 Mar 08:48 UTCM 6.8Samoa Islands RegionGeoAu

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