Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 91km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga on Tuesday, 12 June 2018
12 Jun 05:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-06-11 16:53:58 -12:00
Depth: 64.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.942°S / 174.4215°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Fonualei (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
91 km (57 mi) NW of Neiafu (pop: 4,300)
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|
|2018-06-11 16:53:58 -12:00 (12 Jun 04:53:58 UTC)||M 4.6 / 64.3 km||- 91km NNW of Neiafu, Tonga||USGS|
|Tue, 12 Jun 04:53 UTC||M 4.6 / 64 km||TONGA||EMSC|
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