- Tonga (Samoa) on Thursday, 25 May 1995 at 05:44 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.316°S / 173.421°W (Samoa)
Nearest volcano: Curacoa (43 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
211 km (131 mi) SW of Vailoa (pop: 769) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SSW of Asau (pop: 6,640) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) SW of Mulifanua (pop: 4,510) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) SW of Fasito‘outa (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) SSW of Safotu (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SW of Apia (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) SW of Lufilufi (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) WSW of Tāfuna (Tualauta, American Samoa) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) WSW of Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, American Samoa) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 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 (1 quakes):
- 23 Jun 1995 20:07 UTC| M 4.5 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details