Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 335 km southwest of Nuku‘alofa, Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 05:53 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - 335 km southwest of Nuku‘alofa, Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, on Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 05:53 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 154 km depth

22 Sep 12:14 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 hours.
Date & time: 22 Sep 2020 05:53:33 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 154.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 23.64°S / 177.02°W (Tonga)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 24.8°S/177.02°W (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
332 km (206 mi) SW of Vaini (pop: 2,980)
333 km (207 mi) SW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua) (pop: 1,240)
335 km (208 mi) SSW of Nuku‘alofa (Nuku'alofa) (pop: 22,400)
344 km (214 mi) SW of Kolonga (pop: 1,100)
507 km (315 mi) SSW of Pangai (pop: 1,740)
638 km (396 mi) SSW of Neiafu (pop: 4,320)
772 km (480 mi) SE of Suva (Rewa, Fiji) (pop: 77,400)
870 km (540 mi) SE of Nadi (Fiji) (pop: 42,300)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.8154 kmSouth of Fiji Islands, TongaGFZ

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