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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - New Zealand (Tonga) on Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - New Zealand (Tonga) on Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Oct 29 08:24: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.7.
Oct 29 08:29: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 184.6 to 200.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 29 October 2019 08:16 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.54863°S / 176.38055°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W (154 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 29 Oct 2019
Tue, 29 Oct 08:16 UTCM 5.4 / 153 kmSouth of Fiji Islands (Tonga)GFZ
Tue, 29 Oct 08:16 UTCM 5.1 / 139 kmSouth Of Fiji Islands (Tonga)EMSC
Tue, 29 Oct 08:16 UTCM 5.5 / 162.3 kmSouth of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)USGS
Tue, 29 Oct 08:16 UTCM 5.3 / 166 kmSouth of Fiji Islands (Tonga)BMKG

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Nuku’alofa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Single jolt
Nuku'alofa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): We were on the 2nd floor of our home and it was a very very mild back & forth movement. I wouldn't have even noticed unless my husband told me.

 

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