Mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, 27 February 2020 at 09:14 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 570 km depth
27 Feb 09:30 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 569.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 24.46045°S / 179.15941°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W (220 km / 137 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
549 km (341 mi) SW of Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
549 km (341 mi) SW of Nuku‘alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
554 km (344 mi) SW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
559 km (348 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 4.1||570 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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