Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 41km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga, on Fri, 15 Feb 2013 06:03
15 Feb 01:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Fri, 15 Feb 2013 06:03
Depth: 145.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.085°S / 173.39°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Tafahi (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) SE of Hihifo (pop: 800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2013-02-14 17:03:21 UTC||M 4.9 / 10 km||Tonga Islands||GFZ|
|2013-02-14 17:03:21 UTC||M 4.9 / 10 km||TONGA||EMSC|
|2013-02-14 17:03:37 UTC|
Fri, 15 Feb 2013 06:03
|M 4.6 / 145.6 km||41km ESE of Hihifo, Tonga||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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