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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Sunday, 18 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Tonga Islands on Sunday, 18 December 2016
Dec 18 19:29: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.4.
Dec 18 21:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.0.
Date & time: Sun, 18 Dec 19:17:43 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.05°S / 173.57°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Kao (184 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 18 Dec 2016
Sun, 18 Dec 19:17 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km TONGAEMSC
Sun, 18 Dec 19:17 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km- 131km E of Pangai, TongaUSGS
Sun, 18 Dec 19:17 UTCM 5.7Tonga IslandsGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 14 Jan 2017
Sat, 14 Jan 22:00 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km - [info]- 128km E of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 23 Feb 2017
Thu, 23 Feb 11:52 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] TONGA REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 16 Mar 2017
Thu, 16 Mar 06:30 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Thu, 20 Apr 2017
Thu, 20 Apr 22:59 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 25 Apr 2017
Tue, 25 Apr 14:35 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 26 Apr 2017
Wed, 26 Apr 13:25 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 29 Apr 2017
Sat, 29 Apr 08:50 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]- 106km ESE of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 9 May 2017
Tue, 9 May 15:25 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Jul 2017
Wed, 5 Jul 23:29 UTCM 5.3 / 64 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sat, 8 Jul 2017
Sat, 8 Jul 15:10 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 16 Jul 2017
Sun, 16 Jul 17:06 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 17 Jul 2017
Mon, 17 Jul 01:20 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 19 Jul 2017
Wed, 19 Jul 17:04 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- Tonga[Map]USGS
Mon, 24 Jul 2017
Mon, 24 Jul 03:12 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]- 92km ESE of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 3 Aug 2017
Thu, 3 Aug 23:43 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 9 Aug 2017
Wed, 9 Aug 06:57 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 14 Aug 2017
Mon, 14 Aug 15:37 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 117km SE of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 12 Sep 2017
Tue, 12 Sep 09:52 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 112km ESE of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Tue, 17 Oct 09:53 UTCM 5.3 / 178 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Wed, 18 Oct 2017
Wed, 18 Oct 12:00 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 27 Oct 2017
Fri, 27 Oct 12:34 UTCM 5.0 / 188 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Fri, 10 Nov 2017
Fri, 10 Nov 06:41 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]- 126km SE of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Sun, 12 Nov 07:01 UTCM 4.8 / 23.7 km - [info]- 46km NNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sat, 25 Nov 2017
Sat, 25 Nov 07:16 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info]- 103km ESE of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Sun, 26 Nov 17:38 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info]- 149km ESE of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 30 Nov 2017
Thu, 30 Nov 11:47 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Thu, 30 Nov 17:58 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 11 Dec 2017
Mon, 11 Dec 10:50 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ

 

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