Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 291 km northeast of Nuku‘alofa, Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, on 2020-04-03 01:09:24 -12:00 -
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
3 Apr 14:04 UTC: First to report: USGS after 55 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-03 01:09:24 -12:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.7323°S / 172.8457°W (South Pacific Ocean, Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Late (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
291 km (181 mi) ENE of Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||10 km||157km E of Pangai, Tonga||USGS|
|M 4.5||10 km||Tonga Region||EMSC|
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