Mag. 4.4 earthquake - Tonga on Tuesday, 9 May 2000 at 00:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 119 km depth
Depth: 119.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.423°S / 174.628°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Fonualei (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Neiafu (pop: 4,320) --> See nearby quakes!
186 km (115 mi) SSW of Hihifo (pop: 815) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (166 mi) N of Pangai (pop: 1,740) --> See nearby quakes!
415 km (258 mi) N of Kolonga (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) N of Nuku'alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
418 km (260 mi) N of Nuku‘alofa (pop: 22,400) --> See nearby quakes!
436 km (271 mi) N of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
484 km (301 mi) SSW of Asau (Samoa) (pop: 6,640) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 mi) SW of Apia (Samoa) (pop: 40,400) --> See nearby quakes!
547 km (340 mi) SW of Pago Pago (Ma'Oputasi, American Samoa) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||119 km||Tonga||USGS|
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