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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Monday, 11 December 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Monday, 11 December 2017

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Tonga Islands on Monday, 11 December 2017
Dec 11 11:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 6.0.
Dec 11 11:12: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.8.
Date & time: Mon, 11 Dec 10:50:00 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.87°S / 173.82°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai (170 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Mon, 11 Dec 10:50 UTCM 5.6 / 14 km TONGAEMSC
Mon, 11 Dec 10:49 UTCM 5.4Tonga IslandsGeoAu
Mon, 11 Dec 10:50 UTCM 6.0 / 10.2 kmTonga Islands [Sea: Tonga]INGV
Mon, 11 Dec 10:50 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km- 137km SE of Pangai, TongaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Denmark Sorø / not felt: not that special an experience..
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Fri, 15 Dec 12:12 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 19 Dec 2017
Tue, 19 Dec 22:52 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ

 

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