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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 135km SSW of Gataivai, Samoa on Tuesday, 15 August 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 135km SSW of Gataivai, Samoa on Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 135km SSW of Gataivai, Samoa on Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Aug 15 06:38: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.2.
Date & time: Tue, 15 Aug 06:01:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-08-14 18:01:44 -12:00
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.8042°S / 173.0729°W (Samoa)
Nearest volcano: West Mata (90 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Tue, 15 Aug 06:01 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmTonga IslandsGFZ
Tue, 15 Aug 06:01 UTCM 5.3 / 33 km5.3 SAMOA ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
Tue, 15 Aug 06:01 UTCM 4.6Samoa Islands RegionGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Mon, 21 Aug 21:12 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Samoa Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 6 Sep 2017
Wed, 6 Sep 19:05 UTCM 5.5 / 103 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep 2017
Fri, 8 Sep 15:20 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 148km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Tue, 12 Sep 20:38 UTCM 5.2 / 142 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 14 Sep 2017
Thu, 14 Sep 23:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- Samoa Islands region[Map]USGS
Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Tue, 31 Oct 04:58 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 31 Oct 16:30 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]- 71km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 31 Oct 21:10 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 54km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 4 Nov 2017
Sat, 4 Nov 09:00 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 4 Nov 12:18 UTCM 5.1 / 110 km - [info] SAMOA ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 4 Nov 14:36 UTCM 5.0 / 60 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 4 Nov 15:24 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 4 Nov 16:23 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]- 108km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Mon, 6 Nov 2017
Mon, 6 Nov 06:36 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Samoa Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 9 Nov 2017
Thu, 9 Nov 19:46 UTCM 5.0 / 156 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Mon, 13 Nov 15:54 UTCM 4.9 / 13 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Mon, 20 Nov 18:51 UTCM 6.0 / 6 km - [info]- 194km SE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna[Map]USGS
Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Tue, 28 Nov 02:15 UTCM 4.6 / 198.2 km - [info]- 98km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 7 Dec 2017
Thu, 7 Dec 23:10 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 10 Dec 2017
Sun, 10 Dec 18:55 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Sat, 16 Dec 17:05 UTCM 4.9 / 16.4 km - [info]- 113km NE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 24 Dec 2017
Sun, 24 Dec 17:33 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Samoa Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 25 Dec 2017
Mon, 25 Dec 17:23 UTCM 4.4 / 124.3 km - [info]- 45km NW of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS

 

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