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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Fiji Islands Region (Tonga) on Thursday, 30 May 2019

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Fiji Islands Region (Tonga) on Thursday, 30 May 2019
May 30 15:48: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 168.0 to 173.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 30 May 2019 15:38 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 173.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.78°S / 176.25°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.38°S/175.65°W (76 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 30 May 2019
Thu, 30 May 15:37 UTCM 6.0 / 121 kmFiji Region (Tonga)EMSC
Thu, 30 May 15:37 UTCM 5.8 / 183.2 kmFiji Islands Region (Tonga)GeoAu
Thu, 30 May 15:37 UTCM 6.1 / 124 kmFiji Islands Region (Tonga)BMKG
Thu, 30 May 15:38 UTCM 6.1 / 180.1 kmTonga [Sea]INGV
Thu, 30 May 15:38 UTCM 5.7 / 172.7 km134km WSW of Vaini, TongaUSGS

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