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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 83km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga on Friday, 19 May 2017

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 83km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga on Friday, 19 May 2017
May 20 15:46: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 4.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.2 to 64.1 km.
Date & time: Fri, 19 May 17:57:28 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-05-19 05:57:28 -12:00
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 64.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.6095°S / 173.0579°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Curacoa (69 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 25 May
Thu, 25 May 21:10 UTCM 4.8 / 67.2 km - [info] (67 km)- 115km NE of Hihifo, Tonga
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 19 Jun
Mon, 19 Jun 07:13 UTCM 4.7 / 44 km - [info] (37 km) TONGA
[Map]
EMSC
Apia (Samoa) (234 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Quick vibrations for few seconds. Seems only I felt it in my floor. (via EMSC)
Mon, 19 Jun 13:51 UTCM 4.5 / 24.8 km - [info] (42 km)- 82km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Fri, 21 Jul
Fri, 21 Jul 09:15 UTCM 4.8 / 98 km - [info] (75 km) TONGA
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 30 Jul
Sun, 30 Jul 01:56 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km - [info] (54 km) TONGA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 15 Aug
Tue, 15 Aug 06:01 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (90 km)- 135km SSW of Gataivai, Samoa
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 21 Aug
Mon, 21 Aug 21:12 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (170 km)Samoa Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 6 Sep
Wed, 6 Sep 19:05 UTCM 5.5 / 103 km - [info]Curacoa (20 km) - Tonga, Tonga IslandsTonga Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Fri, 8 Sep
Fri, 8 Sep 15:20 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (126 km)- 148km ENE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 12 Sep
Tue, 12 Sep 20:38 UTCM 5.2 / 142 km - [info] (33 km)Tonga Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 14 Sep
Thu, 14 Sep 23:06 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (121 km)- Samoa Islands region
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 17 Sep
Sun, 17 Sep 14:50 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (83 km)Tonga Islands
I FELT IT
[Map]
GFZ

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