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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 108km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga on Saturday, 4 November 2017

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 108km NNE of Hihifo, Tonga on Saturday, 4 November 2017
Date & time: Sat, 4 Nov 16:23:42 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-11-04 04:23:42 -12:00
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.0271°S / 173.3965°W (Samoa)
Nearest volcano: West Mata (39 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 6 Nov 2017
Mon, 6 Nov 06:36 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]Samoa Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 9 Nov 2017
Thu, 9 Nov 19:46 UTCM 5.0 / 156 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Mon, 13 Nov 15:54 UTCM 4.9 / 13 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Mon, 20 Nov 18:51 UTCM 6.0 / 6 km - [info]- 194km SE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna[Map]USGS
Tue, 28 Nov 2017
Tue, 28 Nov 02:15 UTCM 4.6 / 198.2 km - [info]- 98km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Thu, 7 Dec 2017
Thu, 7 Dec 23:10 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info]Tonga Islands[Map]GFZ
Sun, 10 Dec 2017
Sun, 10 Dec 18:55 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] TONGA[Map]EMSC
Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Sat, 16 Dec 17:05 UTCM 4.9 / 16.4 km - [info]- 113km NE of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS
Sun, 24 Dec 2017
Sun, 24 Dec 17:33 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]Samoa Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 25 Dec 2017
Mon, 25 Dec 17:23 UTCM 4.4 / 124.3 km - [info]- 45km NW of Hihifo, Tonga[Map]USGS

 

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