Mag. 4.9 earthquake - 407 km west of Nuku‘alofa, Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, Fiji, on Saturday, 31 Oct 11.15 pm (GMT +13) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - 407 km west of Nuku‘alofa, Nuku\'alofa, Tongatapu, Tonga, Fiji, on Saturday, 31 Oct 11.15 pm (GMT +13)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 559 km depth

31 Oct 10:25 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 31 Oct 2020 10:15:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 31 Oct 11.15 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 559.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 22.22°S / 178.96°W (Fiji)
Nearby towns and cities:
405 km (252 mi) WSW of Haveluloto (Kolomotu'a, Tonga) (pop: 3,420)
414 km (257 mi) WSW of Lapaha (Mua, Tonga) (pop: 8,000)
496 km (308 mi) SSE of Levuka (Lomaiviti) (pop: 8,360)
529 km (328 mi) SSE of Suva (Rewa) (pop: 77,400)
620 km (385 mi) SE of Nadi (pop: 42,300)
629 km (391 mi) SE of Ba (pop: 14,600)
635 km (394 mi) SE of Lautoka (Ba) (pop: 52,500)
667 km (415 mi) SSE of Labasa (pop: 27,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 23.2°C (74 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from E
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.9559 km- south of the Fiji IslandsGFZ
M 5.1553 kmSouth Of Fiji IslandsEMSC
M 5.1557 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGeoAu
M 5.1549 kmSouth of the Fiji IslandsUSGS
M 5.2532 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsBMKG
M 5.1549 kmSouth of the Fiji IslandsUSGS

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