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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Tonga Islands Region on Saturday, 17 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Tonga Islands Region on Saturday, 17 December 2016
Dec 19 01:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 54.0 km.
Date & time: Sat, 17 Dec 18:49:31 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 54.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.004°S / 174.354°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.38°S/175.65°W (161 km)
Primary data source: GeoAu
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
Sat, 17 Dec 2016
Sat, 17 Dec 18:49 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km TONGAEMSC
Sat, 17 Dec 18:49 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km- 61km SE of `Ohonua, TongaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 18 Dec 2016
Sun, 18 Dec 02:24 UTCM 5.2 / 135 km - [info]South of Fiji Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 10 Feb 2017
Fri, 10 Feb 07:18 UTCM 5.4 / 51 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 28 Mar 2017
Tue, 28 Mar 16:01 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Tue, 25 Apr 2017
Tue, 25 Apr 14:25 UTCM 5.0 / 71 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GeoAu
Tue, 16 May 2017
Tue, 16 May 07:08 UTCM 5.0 / 135 km - [info]Tonga Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Fri, 30 Jun 2017
Fri, 30 Jun 12:51 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 108km E of `Ohonua, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 1 Jul 2017
Sat, 1 Jul 04:53 UTCM 5.2 / 52 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GeoAu
Sun, 1 Oct 14:08 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] TONGA REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Tue, 21 Nov 09:31 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 108km SE of `Ohonua, Tonga[Map]USGS
Fri, 15 Dec 2017
Fri, 15 Dec 12:12 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 15 Dec 12:52 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC

 

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