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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - Tonga Islands on Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Date & time: Tuesday, 23 April 2019 04:52 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.58°S / 173.28°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Tofua (223 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Tue, 23 Apr 04:52 UTCM 5.1 / 119 kmTonga IslandsBMKG
Tue, 23 Apr 04:52 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmTongaEMSC
Tue, 23 Apr 04:52 UTCM 5.2 / 6.7 kmTonga IslandsGeoAu
Tue, 23 Apr 04:52 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km137km ESE of Pangai, TongaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Holiday, Florida (11120.4 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): It’s crazy but around 12:50 last night I felt a rumble , lasted only a few seconds. Felt like a big truck rumbling in the distance but seemed close at the same time. Went outside to check, had weird thoughts of uFO’s or something like that. Confirmed by at least 5 other people that I know that live in the area as well. I’ve been online trying to figure this out all morning. Pretty sure we somehow felt this earthquake here.


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