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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Tonga Islands on Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 264.0 to 261.0 km.
Sep 21 05:53: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 261.0 to 262.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 262.0 to 260.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 260.0 to 258.0 km.
Sep 21 05:57: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 258.0 to 252.0 km.
Sep 21 05:57: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 252.0 to 250.0 km.
Sep 21 05:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 250.0 to 249.0 km.
Sep 21 05:59: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 249.0 to 247.0 km.
Sep 21 06:01: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Date & time: Wed, 21 Sep 05:44:05 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 247.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.06°S / 175.45°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Fonualei (100 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 21 Sep 2016
Wed, 21 Sep 05:44 UTCM 5.4 / 237 km TONGAEMSC
Wed, 21 Sep 05:44 UTCM 5.2 / 250.5 km- 157km WNW of Neiafu, TongaUSGS
Wed, 21 Sep 05:44 UTCM 5.6 / 274 kmTonga IslandsGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 24 Sep 2016
Sat, 24 Sep 21:07 UTCM 6.4 / 185 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 11 Oct 2016
Tue, 11 Oct 20:08 UTCM 4.6 / 397 km - [info]Fiji Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 28 Oct 2016
Fri, 28 Oct 06:56 UTCM 4.5 / 225.9 km - [info]- 167km WNW of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Mon, 31 Oct 2016
Mon, 31 Oct 03:57 UTCM 4.8 / 214 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sun, 13 Nov 2016
Sun, 13 Nov 12:37 UTCM 4.9 / 108 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 25 Nov 2016
Fri, 25 Nov 15:25 UTCM 4.8 / 200 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 29 Nov 2016
Tue, 29 Nov 18:26 UTCM 4.9 / 20 km - [info] FIJI REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 5 Dec 2016
Mon, 5 Dec 00:44 UTCM 5.1 / 107 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 10 Dec 2016
Sat, 10 Dec 13:15 UTCM 5.0 / 267 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 10 Dec 13:59 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 88km NE of Neiafu, Tonga[Map]USGS

 

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