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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Monday, 11 November 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.6 quake: 136km W of Neiafu, Tonga, 4 Nov 2019 22h43, which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - Tonga Islands on Monday, 11 November 2019
11 Nov 23:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Nov 12 13:16: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 5.5.
Date & time: Monday, 11 November 2019 23:00 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 18.79°S / 175.45°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Metis Shoal (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (96 mi) W of Neiafu (pop: 4,300)
162 km (101 mi) NW of Pangai (pop: 1,700)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 11 Nov 23:00 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmTonga IslandsGFZ
Mon, 11 Nov 23:00 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmTongaEMSC
Mon, 11 Nov 23:00 UTCM 5.2 / 10 kmTonga IslandsBMKG
Mon, 11 Nov 23:00 UTCM 5.0 / 21.9 kmTonga IslandsGeoAu
Mon, 11 Nov 23:00 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km145km W of Neiafu, TongaUSGS

User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.
Myanmar, Yangon / Strong shaking (MMI VI)

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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - Tonga Islands on Monday, 11 November 2019

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