- Tonga (Samoa) on Thursday, 13 April 1995 at 06:56 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.162°S / 173.407°W (Samoa)
Nearest volcano: West Mata (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
196 km (122 mi) SW of Vailoa (pop: 769) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) SSW of Asau (pop: 6,640) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SW of Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) SW of Fasito‘outa (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) SSW of Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) SW of Apia (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) SW of Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) WSW of Tāfuna (Tualauta, American Samoa) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) WSW of Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, American Samoa) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) SE of Mata-Utu (Hahake, Wallis & Futuna) (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||33 km||Tonga (Samoa)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 25 May 1995 05:44 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 05 May 1995 18:51 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|14 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details