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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 154 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (Wallis & Futuna) on Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - 154 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (Wallis & Futuna) on Tuesday, 25 August 2020
25 Aug 15:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 31 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 416.1 to 415.9 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 415.9 to 412.5 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 25 August 2020 15:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-08-25 15:14:58 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 412.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.6268°S / 177.6279°W (Wallis & Futuna)
Nearest volcano: Niuafo'ou (215 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
155 km (96 mi) SE of Alo (pop: 200)
159 km (99 mi) SE of Leava (pop: 500)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 25 Aug 15:14 UTCM 4.6 / 412.5 km154 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (Wallis & Futuna)USGS
Tue, 25 Aug 15:14 UTCM 4.6 / 411 kmFiji Region (Wallis & Futuna)EMSC
Tue, 25 Aug 15:14 UTCM 4.4 / 397 kmFiji Islands Region (Wallis & Futuna)GFZ

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Significant earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - 154 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (Wallis & Futuna) on Tuesday, 25 August 2020
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 19 Aug 2018 00:19
    | 8.1 |
    566km / 352mi
    |
    2 years ago
    |
    276km / 172mi
    | Fiji Islands Region
  • 29 Sep 2009 17:48
    | 8.1 |
    18km / 11.2mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    593km / 368mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 30 Apr 1919 07:17
    | 8.1 |
    25km / 16mi
    |
    101 years ago
    |
    623km / 387mi
    | Tonga Region
  • 03 May 2006 15:26
    | 8.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    14 years ago
    |
    628km / 390mi
    | Tonga
  • 26 Jun 1917 05:49
    | 8.0 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    103 years ago
    |
    447km / 278mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 06 Sep 2018 15:49
    | 7.8 |
    640km / 398mi
    |
    2 years ago
    |
    457km / 284mi
    | Fiji Islands
  • 14 Oct 1997 09:53
    | 7.8 |
    167km / 104mi
    |
    23 years ago
    |
    726km / 451mi
    | South of the Fiji Islands (Tonga)
  • 26 Dec 1975 15:56
    | 7.8 |
    33km / 21mi
    |
    45 years ago
    |
    556km / 346mi
    | Samoa Islands Region
  • 14 Dec 1950 01:52
    | 7.8 |
    216km / 134mi
    |
    70 years ago
    |
    490km / 305mi
    | Tonga
  • 01 Jan 1919 03:00
    | 7.8 |
    485km / 301mi
    |
    102 years ago
    |
    412km / 256mi
    | Fiji Region
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