Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - 7 km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga on Monday, 6 July 2020
6 Jul 10:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.
Depth: 121.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.8933°S / 173.8329°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Tafahi (13 km / 8 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) NW of Hihifo (pop: 800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 6 Jul 10:12 UTC||M 4.8 / 121 km||7 km NNW of Hihifo, Tonga||USGS|
|Mon, 6 Jul 10:12 UTC||M 4.8 / 121 km||Tonga||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
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