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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Date & time: Tue, 17 Oct 09:53:46 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 178.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.52°S / 175.53°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai (17 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, 17 Oct 2017
Tue, 17 Oct 09:53 UTCM 5.0 / 150 km TONGAEMSC
Tue, 17 Oct 09:53 UTCM 5.4 / 165 kmTonga IslandsGeoAu
Tue, 17 Oct 09:53 UTCM 5.1 / 128 km- 73km NNW of Nuku`alofa, TongaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
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
Sun, 12 Nov 2017
Sun, 12 Nov 07:01 UTCM 4.8 / 23.7 km - [info]- 46km NNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga[Map]USGS
Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Tue, 28 Nov 08:57 UTCM 4.7 / 206.9 km - [info]- 142km W of Havelu, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 30 Nov 2017
Thu, 30 Nov 13:10 UTCM 4.6 / 504.4 km - [info]- 134km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji[Map]USGS
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
Tue, 19 Dec 2017
Tue, 19 Dec 22:52 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Tue, 26 Dec 2017
Tue, 26 Dec 01:53 UTCM 4.6 / 185.2 km - [info]- 129km W of Pangai, Tonga[Map]USGS

 

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