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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South of Fiji Islands (Tonga) on Saturday, 28 September 2019

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - South of Fiji Islands (Tonga) on Saturday, 28 September 2019
Date & time: Saturday, 28 September 2019 04:07 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 226.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.67°S / 176.99°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 21.38°S/175.65°W (199 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
Sat, 28 Sep 2019
Sat, 28 Sep 04:07 UTCM 5.2 / 207 kmSouth Of Fiji Islands (Tonga)EMSC
Sat, 28 Sep 04:08 UTCM 5.1 / 268.3 kmSouth of Fiji Islands (Tonga)GeoAu
Sat, 28 Sep 04:08 UTCM 4.7 / 280.3 kmNew Zealand (Tonga)GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 28 Sep 04:07 UTCM 5.2 / 224.9 km261km SW of Vaini, TongaUSGS
Sat, 28 Sep 04:07 UTCM 5.5 / 169 kmSouth of Fiji Islands (Tonga)BMKG

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