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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Date & time: Tuesday, 25 April 2017 14:35 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.08°S / 173.35°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Kao (182 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 25 Apr 2017
Tue, 25 Apr 14:35 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km TONGAEMSC
Tue, 25 Apr 14:35 UTCM 5.3Tonga IslandsGeoAu
Tue, 25 Apr 14:35 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km- 112km SE of Pangai, TongaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 29 Apr 2017
Sat, 29 Apr 08:50 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]- 106km ESE of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS

 

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