Mag. 4.3 earthquake - Tonga on Monday, 27 June 1983 at 02:16 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 196 km depth
Depth: 195.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.554°S / 173.89°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Curacoa (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) NNW of Hihifo (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) SSW of Asau (Samoa) (pop: 6,640) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) SW of Mulifanua (Samoa) (pop: 4,510) --> See nearby quakes!
284 km (176 mi) SW of Safotu (Samoa) (pop: 1,210) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (177 mi) SW of Fasito‘outa (Samoa) (pop: 2,100) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) SW of Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) N of Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) WSW of Tāfuna (Tualauta, American Samoa) (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) WSW of Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, American Samoa) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
636 km (395 mi) NNE of Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||196 km||Tonga||USGS|
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