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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 98km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (Samoa) on Friday, 8 November 2019 - information

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 98km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (Samoa) on Friday, 8 November 2019

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - 98km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga (Samoa) on Friday, 8 November 2019
Nov 8 10:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 80.4 to 10.0 km.
Nov 8 17:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 35.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 8 November 2019 09:41 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-11-07 21:41:14 -12:00
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.7639°S / 172.8501°W (Samoa)
Nearest volcano: Curacoa (117 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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
Fri, 8 Nov 2019
Fri, 8 Nov 09:41 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmSamoa Islands RegionGFZ
Fri, 8 Nov 09:41 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmSamoa Islands RegionEMSC
Fri, 8 Nov 09:41 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmTonga Islands (Samoa)BMKG
Fri, 8 Nov 09:41 UTCM 6.0 / 18 kmTonga [Sea] (Samoa)INGV
Fri, 8 Nov 09:41 UTCM 5.8 / 32.7 kmSamoa Islands RegionGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Apia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Cupboards room and bed were shaking, cups and plates moved
Brisbane, QLD, Australia. / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt: Не почувствовал и не ощущал, нахожусь дома, обедаю, всё тихо и спокойно, висячие предметы интерьера в норме, люсры и связка ключей в норме, посуда не звинела. Да, пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, Своих родных и близких людей. Да, геология рулит.))),!!!
Leififi, Apia, Samoa / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Apia, Samoa / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It did not last long, but it was powerful.
Pago Pago, American Samoa / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Apia / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Apia / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up
(Samoa) (247 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Ich wurde in meinem Hotel in Apia durch ein mehrere Sekunden lang (10 ?) anhaltendes Vibrieren aufgeweckt. (via EMSC)
Maoputasi (American Samoa) (286 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Your website should've (via EMSC)
(Samoa) (246 km NE from epicenter)(no details): House shook for about 6 seconds, no breakage. Could hear a rumbling sound. (via EMSC)



 

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