Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Tonga Region on Sunday, 12 November 1967 at 10:36 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Tonga Region on Sunday, 12 November 1967 at 10:36 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 15 km depth

Date & time: 12 Nov 1967 10:36:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.279°S / 171.847°W (Tonga)
Nearby towns and cities:
255 km (158 mi) SE of Hihifo (pop: 815)
273 km (169 mi) NE of Neiafu (Vava‘u) (pop: 4,320)
284 km (176 mi) NW of Alofi (Niue) (pop: 624)
349 km (217 mi) SSW of Tāfuna (Tualauta, Western District, American Samoa) (pop: 11,000)
383 km (238 mi) S of Apia (Tuamasaga, Samoa) (pop: 40,400)
384 km (239 mi) S of Mulifanua (Samoa) (pop: 4,510)
387 km (240 mi) NE of Pangai (Ha'apai) (pop: 1,740)
555 km (345 mi) NE of Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu) (pop: 22,400)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.415 kmTonga regionUSGS
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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Tonga Region on Sunday, 12 November 1967 at 10:36 (GMT)
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