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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: Tue, 23 Apr 04:52:02 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.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 28 Apr 2019
Sun, 28 Apr 00:20 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]37km E of `Ohonua, Tonga[Map]USGS

 

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