Mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 258 km northeast of Neiafu, Vava‘u, Tonga, on 2017-09-09 12:13:41 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
10 Sep 00:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-09 12:13:41 -12:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.7518°S / 172.5819°W (South Pacific Ocean, Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Tafahi (158 km / 98 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (98 mi) SE of Hihifo (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NE of Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) S of Mulifanua (Samoa) (pop: 4,510) --> See nearby quakes!
334 km (208 mi) S of Fasito‘outa (Samoa) (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SW of Tāfuna (Tualauta, American Samoa) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) SSW of Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 mi) SW of Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, American Samoa) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (223 mi) S of Asau (Samoa) (pop: 6,640) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) NNE of Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
560 km (348 mi) NNE of Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||10 km||- 153km SE of Hihifo, Tonga||USGS|
|M 4.7||10 km||SAMOA ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
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