Mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Friday, 31 January 2020 at 07:54 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean on Friday, 31 January 2020 at 07:54 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 573 km depth

31 Jan 08:02 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 7 minutes.
Jan 31 08:13: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 579.1 to 572.9 km.
Date & time: 31 Jan 2020 07:54:44 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 572.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.84269°S / 179.37068°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
593 km (369 mi) SW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
593 km (369 mi) SW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
597 km (371 mi) SW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
604 km (375 mi) SW of Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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M 4.1573 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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bruh, your moms house (2105.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : bruh it took down my dog house bruh my internet out plz help bruh.
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Mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, Tonga, on Friday, 31 January 2020 at 07:54 (GMT)
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