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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Apr 14 20:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: Tue, 14 Apr 08:13:56 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.11°S / 173.26°W
Nearest volcano: West Mata (54 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 14 Apr
Tue, 14 Apr 08:13 UTCM 5.6 / 2 km TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 14 Apr 08:13 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km92km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 14 Apr 08:13 UTCM 5.9Samoa Islands Region[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 4 May
Mon, 4 May 04:26 UTCM 4.5 / 210 km - [info] (83 km) TONGA[Map]EMSC
Wed, 6 May
Wed, 6 May 09:33 UTCM 4.5 / 35 km - [info] (46 km)68km NE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 9 May
Sat, 9 May 05:45 UTCM 4.5 / 34 km - [info] (32 km) TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 12 May
Tue, 12 May 10:03 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (47 km)Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 30 May
Sat, 30 May 17:18 UTCM 5.9 / 69 km - [info] (59 km)Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 8 Jun
Mon, 8 Jun 15:01 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (58 km)Tonga Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 11 Jun
Thu, 11 Jun 20:23 UTCM 4.7 / 38 km - [info]Tafahi (14 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands TONGA
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 12 Jun
Fri, 12 Jun 11:07 UTCM 6.0 / 40 km - [info] (59 km) TONGA
[Map]
EMSC
Pago Pago (American Samoa) (295 km NE from epicenter)(no details): It awakened the family at approximately midnight. A rock slide also occurred on th mountain behind us (via EMSC)
Wed, 8 Jul
Wed, 8 Jul 17:25 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (100 km) SAMOA ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Tue, 28 Jul
Tue, 28 Jul 05:57 UTCM 4.8 / 30.5 km - [info] (34 km)- 37km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Fri, 7 Aug
Fri, 7 Aug 10:17 UTCM 4.5 / 32.7 km - [info] (97 km)- 129km NE of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 21 Aug
Fri, 21 Aug 06:56 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (59 km) TONGA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 3 Sep
Thu, 3 Sep 07:32 UTCM 5.2 / 238 km - [info] (56 km) TONGA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 1 Oct
Thu, 1 Oct 00:26 UTCM 4.5 / 265.9 km - [info] (100 km)- 116km W of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 4 Oct
Sun, 4 Oct 14:57 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (79 km) TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 7 Nov
Sat, 7 Nov 03:58 UTCM 4.4 / 264 km - [info] (59 km) TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 28 Nov
Sat, 28 Nov 22:19 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (54 km)- 98km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 29 Nov
Sun, 29 Nov 07:34 UTCM 4.6 / 315 km - [info] (45 km) TONGA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 1 Dec
Tue, 1 Dec 12:25 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] (97 km) TONGA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 7 Dec
Mon, 7 Dec 05:18 UTCM 4.8 / 20 km - [info]West Mata (29 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 8 Dec
Tue, 8 Dec 12:55 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]West Mata (65 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands SAMOA ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 8 Dec 12:55 UTCM 5.2 / 269 km - [info] (64 km)Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 19 Dec
Sat, 19 Dec 12:58 UTCM 4.8 / 2 km - [info]West Mata (8 km) - Tonga, Tonga Islands TONGA[Map]EMSC

 

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